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Weather / Southeast #290477

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 23, 1983
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(Studio) Impact of tornadoes, storms and flooding in southe. noted; details of situation in Texas outlined. Films shown.
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

(Jackson, Mississippi) Flooding here examined; films shown. Necessity of federal government releasing water into already flooding regions to relieve pressure and public's response noted. [Mayor Dale DANKS - acknowledges problem.] Billy Bullock's experience shown, described. [BULLOCK - has insurance he didn't have in 1979 flood.] Mrs. Dessie Sanford's plight noted. [SANFORD - feels helpless.] [DANKS - considers federal government's action disgusting; explains.] Psychological and economy impact of situation on region considered.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Kurtis, Bill;
Sheahan, John

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