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Iowa National Guard Plane Destroys House #222685

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 25, 1972
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(Studio) Iowa family fights Federal government for damages, and wins.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Story City, Iowa) December, 1968, Air National Guard jet crashed into home of Mrs. Marie Tjernagel. Federal government has refused to pay $130,000 damages. [Mrs. TJERNAGEL - expresses frustration at delays.] (Des Moines, Iowa) Iowa Governor Robert Ray, fed up with delays, orders all Air National Guard planes in Iowa grounded. Air Force drops opposition to claim. [Governor RAY - says it takes such drastic action to make Federal government realize they have a responsibility to people.] (Story City, Iowa) [Mrs. TJERNAGEL - tells what she will do with money.] (Des Moines, Iowa) Air Force settles similar claim of another Iowa family.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall (KRNT-TV Newsfilm)

Cronkite, Walter

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