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West Virginia Flood #19535

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 29, 1972
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(Studio) West Virginia, Representative Ken Heckler calls for Federal investigation of Buffalo Creek flood, which took more than 60 lives. Slag dam that collapsed may have been in violation of United States mining regulations. West Virginia Governor arranges press tour of area.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Logan County, West Virginia) Governor Archie Moore explains news ban. Says newsmen on own would get in way, and cause road block; official tour, however, arranged. Reporter criticizes news ban.
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Reporter(s):
Kincaid, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:10

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