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Weather / Texas, Montana #271448

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 30, 1980
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(Studio) No. of deaths blamed on continuing heat wave in Southwest reported; tenp. in Texas noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Custer Cnty., MT) Forest fire in Colorado Rockies, impact of weather on wheat crops in Minnesota, Canada and the Dakotas noted; films shown. Effects of drought in eastern Montana examined [Rancher Don HARTMAN [sic] - comments.] Destruction of wheat fields and comparison of situation with that during dust bowl days of 1930's noted. [Wheat farmer Elliott MILLER - notes impact on farmers just beginning.] [Farm implement salesman Dennis SELLE - comments on poor sales.] Futility of rain at this point outlined.
REPORTER: Barry Peterson (KMGH-TV newstape)

Rather, Dan

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