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Weather / Heat Wave, Rain, Drought #322696

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 13, 1988
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(Studio: Bob schieffer) Continue of heat wave in E. and rain in plains states reported Report introduced.

(Fallon, NV: James Hattori) Drought in Nevada reported focusing attention on battle over what water exists in desert; details given on conflict between Paiute Indians dependent on fishing and farmers needing water for irrigation; scenes shown. [Farmer Ted DeBRAGA - says everyone wants our water.] Govt.-supported irrigation project on Truckee River explained. [Paiute tribal council spokesperson Joe ELY - explains important of kwiwi fish to Indian economy and tradition.] [DeBRAGA - defends water rights.] Plan to settle problem outlined.

Hattori, James;
schieffer, Bob

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