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Heat Wave #291817

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 25, 1983
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(Studio) Continuing ntnwide. heat wave noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Heat's impact on several United States cities and on agriculture examined; films shown. [Farmer Marion BURNSIDE III - notes weather's devastation of crop.] Concern over fate of nation's corn crop due to heat's arrival during plant's pollination stage explained. [Farmer William SCHNEITER - notes loss of most of crop.] Illinois's average corn yield since 1980 recalled. [Farmer Albright SORRELL - cites killing impact of combination of heat and drought on corn.]
REPORTER: Ned Potter

Potter, Ned;
Rather, Dan

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