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Xenia, Ohio / Year After Tornado #36960

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 03, 1975
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(Studio) Yr. ago, tornado struck Xenia, Ohio, with disastrous results. Look at Xenia 1 year later follows.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Xenia, Ohio) Film of Xenia following Apr. 3, `74, tornado shown. [Tornado victim Helen RICHARDSON - says they used to have many possessions; now they're just happy to have few things and each other. Depends on Lord for much.] Homes being rebuilt in Xenia. [Jack JORDAN - says residents have built back quickly with pride and courage.] [Resident, Mary Ann SPAHR - says things pretty much back to normal, but there's tone of apprehension.] Memorial service held for 33 people who died in tornado.
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Miller, Ron;
Smith, Howard K.

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