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Floods / North and South #263367

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 24, 1979
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(Studio) New snow in Butte, MT, continued flooding of Red River in Grand Forks, North Dakota, and receding of Pearl River in Columbia, Mississippi; Robert Patterson's successful efforts to save house noted. Films shown. Mississippi reported expecting more rain.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (WCCO-TV and WAFB-TV newstapes)

(Silver Spring, MD) Criticism of National Weather Service flood warnings outlined; Red. River situation cited. [National Weather Service spokesperson Robert CLARK - predicts more flooding for LA.] Clark quoted with regard to overtaxing of Army Corps of Engineers flood control projects. [CLARK - comments on flood control projects.] Amt. of damage from past week's floods stated.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Environment group spokesperson quoted with regard to poor government approach to flood control money in Mississippi.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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