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Georgia Dam Collapse / College Rebldg. #249468

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 15, 1977
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(Studio) Report on efforts of Toccoa Falls College students and faculty to begin rebuilding lives and school in wake of dam disaster.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Toccoa, Georgia) [College president Kenn OPPERMAN - notes woman has come to help any at school who have serious psychosomatic illnesses because of problems and that she hasn't been able to find any.] Efforts to begin again in classes and teaching assignments detailed; Dr. Gilbert Johnson's substitution in theology class for Dr. Jerry Sproull, who died in flood from dam, noted [JOHNSON - will do best he can.] [Student Lauren WIEGAND - describes feeling she had of looking at cleanup efforts.] [Student Robert NUNN - isn't bothered about people because he knows they're with God and destruction is only temporary.] Donations and federal aid to school noted; rebuilding of dam is question still to be answered.
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

Cronkite, Walter;
Teichner, Martha

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