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Plains States / Tornadoes #387729

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 04, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The aftermath of the tornadoes in Oklahoma and Kansas featured; scenes shown of storm damage near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

(Midwest City, Oklahoma: Jim Axelrod) The devastation from the tornadoes in Oklahoma featured; scenes shown from near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, of a damaged neighborhood. [Tornado victim Melvin MARTIN - says this is the worst tornado he has seen in 30 years.] [Tornado victim Bill MAHAN - shows where he and other people were hiding.] [National Severe Storm Lab Kevin KELLEHER - says there were up to 76 tornadoes.] [Oklahoma City fire department Jon HANSEN - compares the tornado damage to the Murrah building bombing.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moore, Oklahoma: Cynthia Bowers) The damage caused by tornadoes in one of the hardest-hit areas of Oklahoma reported; scenes shown from Moore, Oklahoma, of one damaged neighborhood. [Three PEOPLE, Vincent ALEXANDER, Vicki BLOHOVIAK - talk about the devastation and their ordeal.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Bridge Creek, Oklahoma: Byron Pitts) The aftermath of the tornadoes in Bridge Creek, Oklahoma, featured; scenes shown from of tornado damage. [Ridgecrest Baptist Church Reverend Tom DUCKETT - talks about retrieving a Bible from the rubble.] [Day care center's Deanna COONER - says this has happened for a reason.] [Two PEOPLE - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Tornadoes in eastern Texas reported.

Axelrod, Jim;
Bowers, Cynthia;
Pitts, Byron;
Rather, Dan

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