ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 05, 1974
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(Studio) President adds Georgia to list of states declared disaster areas after tornadoes hit earlier in week Xenia, Ohio, hardest hit.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Xenia, Ohio) [Mary HALBERSTADT - reports missing daughter; husband's and child's bodies found. Tries to reconcile herself to probability of daughter's death.] Xenia residents attempt to rebuild fragments of their lives. [Tornado victim Helen RICHARDSON - says all possessions destroyed but lives were spared.] [Don RICHARDSON - states he and wife must begin all over to build life.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller
(Brandenburg, Kentucky) Destruction in Brandenburg shown. [Bonnie McGEE - reveals no shelters available for tornado victims.] [C.R. WINN - intends to rebuild business and life.] [Brenda HEMBRY - looks to future and brighter days.] [Bill SMITH - says his company to rebuild as soon as possible.] [Dorothy WOOLFOLK - says she loves Brandenburg and intends to remain there.] Citizens' reactions reflect determination, optimism and love for their town.
REPORTER: John Drury