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Plains States / Spring Floods / Clinton Visit / Grand Forks, North Dakota #172669

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 22, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Grand Forks, North Dakota: John Donvan) Tour by President Clinton of the area hit by spring floods featured; ground and aerial scenes shown from Grand Forks, North Dakota. [CLINTON - talks and listens to the people; says he has asked Congress for emergency funds for Minnesota and North and South Dakota.] [Two PEOPLE, Grand Forks Mayor Pat OWENS - comment on the situation.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The evacuation of more towns along the Red River reported; map shown.

(Grand Forks, North Dakota: Erin Hayes) The flood story featured; scenes shown from the Grand Forks telephone company building, which is also flooded, where workers are trying to keep up the telephone service. [Several WORKERS, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) official Phil COGAN - comment.]

Donvan, John;
Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter

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