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Disasters: Texas Flood / Alabama Oil Spill / Kentucky Nightclub Fire #258050

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 28, 1978
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(Studio) Report on flood in Texas park during weekend.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Palo Duro State Park, Texas) Details given about flood in Palo Duro Canyon, which provides central focus for popular Palo Duro State Park, and effects it had on many people camping there. [Mrs. Jane HILL - describes experience.] Other damage in area described.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

(Studio) Report on oil spill in harbor at Mobile, Alabama, which has halted traffic on nearby Mobile River 1st anniversary of Southgate, Kentucky, fire at Beverly Hills Supper Club noted. Singer John Davidson's scheduled appearance that night mentioned. Remaining question about how disaster happened stated.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Southgate, Kentucky) Violinist Fred Cianciolo's experience in fire, which killed other members of orchestra and its conductor detailed. CIANCIOLO - describes experience.] Investigators' findings after fire outlined and resulting lawsuits reported [Kentucky Governor Julian CARROLL - admits state's failures and says they have been corrected.] Longterm effects of tragedy on those who were victims and types of cnsling. they have sought examined. Cincinnati's Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire Aftermath Center given as ex. [Psychiatrist Dr. Jack LINDY - outlines types of reactions victims have.] [CIANCIOLO - talks of periodic reliving of experience.] Cause of fire remains unknown.
REPORTER: Robert Jordan

Dean, Morton;
Engberg, Eric;
Jordan, Robert

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