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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 07, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Fires in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, noted raging; flames noted moving toward Old Faithful, map shown. Report introduced.

(Cooke City, MT: Bob McNamara) Scenes shown of fire. [Resident Dick PORTER - expresses sadness with regard to fires.] Old Faithful Inn noted closed. [National Park Service director William Penn MOTT - comments on firefighting effort.] [PORTER - curses Congress] Senator Malcolm Wallop reported telling Interior Secretary Don Hodel that Mott should resign. [WALLOP - comments on situation.] [US Forest Service chief Dale ROBERTSON - comments.] No. of fires burning noted; officials quoted.

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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