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Mississippi River / Midwest Flooding / Portage Des Sioux, Missouri, / Psychological Effects #148895

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 20, 1993
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(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Report introduced.

(Portage Des Sioux, Missouri: Tom Foreman) Holding out against the flood from the Mississippi River in the small town of Portage Des Sioux, Missouri, featured; scenes shown to illustrate how the people are fighting the flood. [Postmaster Debra BURCKHARDT, shop owner Mark WARNER, Mayor Don DELANEY - comment.]

(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Report introduced.

(Saint Louis: Kathy Wolff) The psychological impact of floods on the people featured; scenes shown. [Resident Pat TAYLOR - expresses her feelings about the water.] [Psychologist Karl WILSON - cites the flood victims' vulnerability.] Puppet show for the children of Saint Charles County, Missouri, shown.

(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Approval by the House Appropriations Committee of flood aid reported.

Foreman, Tom;
Poussaint, Renee;
Wolff, Kathy

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