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Weather / Pennsylvania Floods / Heat Wave / Relief #253273

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 21, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter declares 7 Pennsylvania counties disaster areas due to floods.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Johnstown, Pennsylvania) Report on flood damage to Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Bethlehem Steel plant is closed; some hospitals have to evacuate patients. Flood began at banks of Conemaugh River One building least damaged is where town marks great floods of past. [Andrew SHIELDS - was here during 1936 flood also.] Governor Milton Shapp says town had no defense. [SHAPP - notes reasons town couldn't have defense, as did others like Kingston.] [WOMAN - is alive and that's something.] More rain comes today.
REPORTER: Steve Young

(Studio) Rains in Midwest noted; eastern coast gets no relief.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Contd. heat wave effects in New York City noted.
REPORTER: Jerry Landay

Landay, Jerry;
Mudd, Roger;
Young, Steve

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