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Mississippi River / Midwest Flooding / Quincy / FEMA #148775

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 15, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistics on the losses from the Mississippi River flood cited; weather map of the Midwest shown; scenes shown of rain in Saint Louis.

(On the levee in West Quincy, Missouri: Linda Pattillo) Efforts to shore up the levee protecting the bridge in Quincy, Illinois, featured; scenes shown of the sandbagging operations to save the only open bridge on the Mississippi. [Levee VOLUNTEERS - comment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) One senator's negative opinion of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) quoted.

(Quincy, Illinois: Kathy Wolff) Getting help from FEMA featured; flood scenes shown. [Relief applicant Mark BONDAHAR - comments.] [FEMA director James Lee WITT - promises hands on response.] [Senator Barbara MIKULSKI - talks about FEMA.]

Jennings, Peter;
Pattillo, Linda;
Wolff, Kathy

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