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Flooding / Utah #290817

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 01, 1983
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(Studio) Continue severe flooding in Utah anticipated.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Bountiful, UT) Flooding and mudslides here examined; films shown. [John BECKER, PEOPLE, Scott HOSKING, Wayne METCALFE - describe experience.] Situation in surrounding regions noted; Governor Scott Matheson's reaction quoted.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

(Salt Lake City, UT) City's efforts to route flood waters through town safely examined; films shown. 1952 floods recalled; films of that period shown. [Mayor Ted WILSON - anticipates consequences had river not been channelled.] [BUSINESSMAN - fears economy collapse.] Public's response to crisis cited.
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan;
Shepard, Gary

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