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Mississippi River / Midwest Flooding / Des Moines, Iowa #148755

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 1993
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(Des Moines: Peter Jennings) The flood in Des Moines, Iowa, from the Raccoon River reported; scenes shown of water everywhere.

(Des Moines: Brit Hume) Visit by President Clinton to the flood region featured; scenes shown of him in a helicopter with Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and at a Des Moines water distribution site. [CLINTON - comments on the flood and disaster relief.]

(Des Moines: Peter Jennings) The Des Moines water purification plant featured; scenes shown of efforts to get the plant dried out and running to provide drinking water. [Man in charge L.D. McMULLEN - details the problems.]

(Des Moines: Judy Muller) Out of business in Des Moines featured; scenes shown. [City business manager Sy CARNEY - cites the business losses.] [In West Des Moines, Iowa, BUSINESSMAN; Des Moines RESTAURATEUR, insurance company vice president Forrest KOHLER, Noah's Ark Restaurant MANAGER - talk about the business situation.]

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Muller, Judy

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