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Weather / Drought and Heat Wave / Disaster Relief #389359

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 03, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Severn, MD: John Roberts) The government's plans to provide funds for various forms of disaster relief with 88 counties in the East named disaster areas reported. [Minority Leader Representative Richard GEPHARDT - calls the farm crisis an emergency.] [Farmer Jim SCHILLINGER - talks about his failing watermelon crop due to the drought.] [Secretary of Agriculture Dan GLICKMAN - says small farmers are very vulnerable.] [Vice President Al GORE - criticizes Congress.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The death toll from the heat wave reported.

Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John

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