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Hurricane Alicia #292299

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 19, 1983
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(Studio) Latest death toll from hurricane Alicia in Texas reported; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Galveston, Texas) Storm's destruction here and city's effort to recover examined; films shown. [City manager Stephen HUFFMAN - estimates amount of damage.] Lack of food and electricity discussed. [WOMAN - is frustrated over inability to find ice and foodstuffs.] [HOMEOWNERS - react to their losses.]
REPORTER: Carlos Aguilar

(Houston, Texas) Hurricane damage in Houston examined; films shown. Extent of window breakage at Hyatt Hotel cited as example [Hotel manager Randy GAUDET - claims flying debris rather than wind caused breakage.] [Architect Wei CHIU - believes structure of downtown bldgs. intensified wind's strength.] Wind and flood damage in residential areas and suburbs described, shown.
REPORTER: Derrick Blakely

(Studio) President Reagan reported declaring Texas major disaster area; details given.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Aguilar, Carlos;
Blakely, Derrick;
Schieffer, Bob

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