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Kentucky / Flood Aftermath #251497

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 15, 1977
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(Studio) Cleanup conts. in flood-stricken areas.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pineville, Kentucky) Promises of federal aid to stricken slow. Pineville, Kentucky, cited as example [Pineville judge Robert MADON - says town morale declines.] [Victim Buddy THOMAS - notes estimate to repair home.] Govt. will only give Thomas $5000 on repairs; he lost everything in home. [Victim Irene HOSKINS - cites problems in collecting government money.] [WOMAN - reacts to delay of federal aid.] Flood of Cumberland River blamed on erosion caused by mining industry [Buddy THOMAS - advocates earlier warning.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

Cronkite, Walter;
Hall, Bruce

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