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Washington / Mount Saint Helens #269611

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 28, 1980
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(Studio) Last volcano to erupt in continental United States said California's Mount Lassen in 1917 (sic); current volcanic activity of WA's Mount Saint Helens noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Near Mount Saint Helens, WA) Situation with Mount Saint Helens examined; films shown. [Cowlitz Company deputy sheriff sergeant Dallas REEL - describes scene.] [US Forest Service spokesperson Jim UNTERWAGNER - comments.] Problems in monitoring the volcano said presented by current weather; details given. Several mts. in Cascade range said volcanically active. [US Geological Survey spokesperson Don SWANSON - comments.]
REPORTER: Barry Peterson (KVOS-TV newstape) (KOIN-TV newstape)

Cronkite, Walter

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