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Mississippi River / Midwest Flooding / Health Problems #149213

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 09, 1993
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Scenes shown of Vice President Al Gore making a conference call to governors of the flooded states along the Mississippi River and from the Army Corps of Engineers war room in Saint Louis. [OFFICIAL - comments.]

(Saint Louis: Erin Hayes) Health dangers from raw sewage dumped into the flood waters featured; scenes shown from Grafton, Illinois, and Saint Louis. [Illinois department of health Lester BIRD, relief worker Richard LASWELL, Grafton water department John BRADFISCH, Saint Louis health department Dr. Linda FISHER - comment on the dangers.]

Hayes, Erin;
Sawyer, Diane

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