CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 16, 2000
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(New York: Jim Axelrod) The forecast of continued droughts and more wildfires across much of the United States in spite of the decline of La Nina reported; map shown of drought-stricken areas. [Secretary of Agriculture Dan GLICKMAN - says the New Mexico fires were made worse by drought.] [Nebraska farmer Wayne NIELSEN - says the wheat did not germinate well.] [National Weather Service director Jack KELLY - says climate is not like a light switch.]
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