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(Studio) Tornado death toll revised to 298; survivors begin rebuilding.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Xenia, Ohio) [Earl RAMP - says he's lost everything, but all 6 children safe.] [Bill GRAETER - tries to itemize loss for insurance adjuster.] Victims of tornado continue to pour into hospitals. Xenia stunned.
REPORTER: Randy Daniels
(Limestone Cnty., Alabama) 7 members of Bobby Orr family trapped under debris from tornado. [Joyce ORR - says she's not depressed because all of family alive.]
(Brandenburg, Kentucky) 29 persons dead. [Bruce WRIGHT says he and wife attempt to reconstruct lives from few possessions recovered after tornado.] [Joe JOHNSON - views disaster as card game.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall (WHNT-TV) Ike Pappas
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Daniels, Randy
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