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Flood Damage / Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania #462020

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 21, 1972
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(Studio) Serious flooding resulted from hurricane Agnes 6 mos. ago in parts of E. Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, one of hardest hit towns.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) Not a very merry Christmas in town this year Too many lives still in ruin from floods. 100,000 lost homes. Many bitter that government, state and repair men have made recovery slow and costly. Schilling family profiled. [Mrs. SCHILLING - says it's hard to find lot or home.] Frank Carlucci, Nixon's man to oversee recovery promoted to another job in administration (CARLUCCI - says he's not responsible for misuse of funds and fraud as has been charged.] 2 jailed on charges of illegally making money off relief operations.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Nessen, Ron;
Utley, Garrick

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