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Mississippi River / Midwest Flooding / Levee System #148856

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 1993
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(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Levels of the Mississippi River in Prairie du Chien, WI, Davenport, Iowa, Quincy, Illinois, and Saint Louis noted.

(Saint Louis: Tom Foreman) The flooding near Saint Louis and the criticism of the man-made levee system featured; scenes shown of water flowing over the levees. [Conservationist Dale PONTIUS, Army Corps of Engineers Gary DYHOUSE - offer differing opinions on the levee system of the Army Corps of Engineers.]

(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Mike von Fremd) The flood damage in Des Moines, Iowa, featured; scenes shown. [Residents Nancy LOISCHNER, Dorothy and Bud STETLER - react to the damage.]

Foreman, Tom;
Poussaint, Renee;
von Fremd, Mike

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