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Arizona / Flooding #287270

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 04, 1983
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(Studio) Further heavy rain noted predicted for south Arizona; impact of major flooding in region reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Clifton, Arizona) Current status of flood-ravaged towns described, shown; allegations of bureaucratic bungling in flood relief efforts examined. [Clifton vice mayor Ed MARGUEZ - describes lack of government help to Governor Bruce Babbitt.] Confrontation between strikers and strike-breakers at Phelps Dodge copper mine shown. [MARGUEZ - feels emergency supplies should have led convoy rather than strike breakers.] [PEOPLE - describe their plight to Babbitt.] [BABBITT - wants to help town.] [Harold HUGGINS - jokes about his loss.]
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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