CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 23, 1983
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(Studio) Death toll from severe winter weather mentioned; current status of storms and record temps. illustrated on map.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Chicago, Illinois) Weather-related fires and accidents examined; films shown. [Fire commissioner Louis GALANTE - fears public is jeopardizing life.] Incident in Saint Louis and auto accidents due to weather described; cold's impact on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation noted. [Reservation spokesperson Severt YOUNGBEAN - will keep center open as long as possible.] Weather's effect on transportation noted. [PASSENGER - is out of patience.] Miami temperature mentioned.
REPORTER: Derrick Blakely
(Los Angeles, California) Severe winter weather throughout plain states examined; - films shown. Impact on transportation in Colorado and Rockies described; flooding in California mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen
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