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Flood Destruction #251832

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 06, 1977
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(Studio) Devastation in southe. brought by floods of Appalachian Mt. rivers and streams noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Williamson, West Virginia) Destruction of Williamson, West Virginia, by flooding Tug Fork River described. [Roger BECKETT - cites experience.] Some small towns, are completely inundated. Forecast is for snow flurries and freezing temps.

(Pineville, Kentucky) Destruction by flash flood in Pineville, Kentucky, cited. [Victim Shirley TURNER - doesn't know what they'll do now.] Abe Euster has lived here all his 72 years and believed flood wall would hold out Cumberland River [EUSTER - says problem isn't only money lost but time taken to rebuild and replace it all.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

Cronkite, Walter;
Hall, Bruce;
McManus, Jim

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