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West Europe Heat Wave / Fires #247295

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 08, 1976
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(Studio) Drought and heat wave hits West Europe. French farmers feed rotting bananas and straw to cows. British face beer ration. France's grain harvest expected to be 1/3 of normal yield.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Holland) Firemen fight forest fire. Highway linking Germany and Holland cut off by flames.
REPORTER: Michael Landers

(S. Germany) Forest fires burn near Rhine River.
REPORTER: Michael Landers

(Belgium) 5000 acres of Belgium's forest burned. New fire breaks out near Antwerp. Rain and cooling winds predicted.
REPORTER: Michael Landers

Cronkite, Walter;
Landers, Michael

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