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Teton Dam Flood / Effects #40775

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 12, 1976
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(Studio) Bursting of ID's Grand Teton Dam and flooding of Snake River valley last spring noted. People left homeless said they would return to area.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Rexburg, ID) Follow-up report on residents of area and present plans. (June, 1976, film shown.) [Hersha GREEN - says with children's help she'll do best to rebuild.] Green's home, along with others, has been condemned and demolished; to be replaced by home built by federal government [GREEN - says it gives her empty feeling.] Situation for merchants in downtown Rexburg noted. [WOMAN - says merchants selling photos of city under flood.] Researchers say memory of flood has had emotional effect on residents of area, especially elderly. [GREEN - says she'll be happy in new home; there's nothing else to do.]
REPORTER: Bill Redeker

Redeker, Bill;
Walters, Barbara

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