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Washington / Mount Saint Helens #270750

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 27, 1980
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(Studio) California earthquakes reported not related to continued eruption of Mount Saint Helens volcano in WA; Washington death toll and number missing noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Portland, OR) Resumption of rescue operations on and around Mount Saint Helens reported; details given, films shown. Impact on region by volcanic ash fallout and continued rumbling of mount cited.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

(Studio) Rescue of documentary film crew near volcano reported Specialists from Federal Crop Ins. Corporation said surveying damage from volcano; Carter administration noted presenting 1st estimate of cost to federal government by disaster to Congress tomorrow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Portland, OR) Econ. losses from Mount Saint Helens eruption examined; estimated losses in timber, roads and bridges, shipping, agriculture, unemployment benefits, private property detailed. [Federal coordinating ofr. Robert STEVENS - comments.] Overall economy cost from disaster noted.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

(Studio) Prediction that ash cloud formed during Mount Saint Helens' major eruption will reach United States again next week reported; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Goldberg, Bernard;
Shepard, Gary

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