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Washington / Volcano Eruption #270594

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 19, 1980
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(Studio) Eruption of Mount Saint Helens volcano in Washington said possibly affecting world's temperature for several years; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Toutle, WA) Update on situation with Mount Saint Helens at present; films shown. Satellite photos of yesterday's major eruption shown, discussed; possibility of fallout reaching New England within a few days noted. Situation in specific cities mentioned; area resident Harry S. Truman noted among those still missing. Efforts by geologists to determine future course of volcano noted.
REPORTER: Gary Sheppard (KREM-TV newstape)

Rather, Dan

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