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Hurricane Camille / Damages / Debbie #447024

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1969
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(Studio) Hurricane Camille blows to sea. Leaves 300 dead in LA, Mississippi, and Virginia and West Virginia where storm caused floods,
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Buras, LA) [Mrs. Jane ROBERTSON - screams when she finds her house block away from where it once was.]
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

(Waveland, Mississippi) Work conts. to remove debris and search for bodies.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

(Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi) 7 dead here, Debris here. Hospital treated injured. Nurses gave shots to prevent disease. [Sheriff Fred CURET - says it will take yrs, for city to get back to normal.]
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

(James River, Virginia) River floods Virginia. 100s homeless. Scottsville, Virginia shown. Some bridges in Richmond closed. National Guard called out, Governor Mills Godwin, Junior calls state disaster area. Dike being built up.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn WWBT-TV

(Studio) Red Cross trying to raise $6 million for 200,000 homeless. Mississippi Governor sponsors "We Care" relief fund. Hurricane Debbie headed away from Bermuda,
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Nessen, Ron
Duration:
00:04:40

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