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Drought '88 / Fires #322564

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 07, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Agriculture Secretary Richard Lyng quoted with regard to drought '88. Fires reported more frequent due to drought conds. Report introduced.

(Denver, Colorado: Bob McNamara) Forest fires in South Dakota's Black Hills featured; details given, scenes shown. [South Dakota Governor George MICKELSON - comments on damage.] Fires reported in Connecticut and across E. and South; scenes shown. [LA gubernatorial aide Manny FERNANDEZ - comments on plan to stop salt water from ruining New Orleans water supply.] Hay shown arriving from SC farmers. [Ohio farmer Tom VANCO - appreciates hay.] [LYNG - comments on aid to farmers.] Minnesota and North Dakota reported receiving rain.

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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