CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 02, 1984
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(Studio) Great Salt Lake noted reaching record levels due to severe spring storms; weather situation in southwest mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Chicago, Illinois) Ranchers' herd losses due to weather examined; Gregor McFarland's case cited as example Films shown. [McFARLAND - describes animals' plight.] [Cattle feeder Bob DICKINSON - notes lack of profit.] [Livestock analyst Chuck LEVITT - comments on improved cattle herds elsewhere in nation and impact on Midwest victims.] [Joe SCHIMMEL - explains seriousness of situation for many ranchers.]
REPORTER: Meredith Vieira
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