CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(In the Atacama Desert, Chile: Bill Whitaker) The wet weather caused by El Nino that has caused greenery to grow in Chile's remote Atacama Desert examined; scenes shown of the beautiful desert flowers. [Resident Ana Maria LaFUENTE (thru translator) - talks about the unique flowering event.] [Microbiologist Dr. Ingrid HEITMANN - says the population of disease- carrying rats has increased due to the weather as well.]
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