NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 13, 1972
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(Studio) Funerals begin for victims of South Dakota flood. 198 known dead, hundreds missing. Cloud-seeding experiments bad been conducted before storm which caused flood. South Dakota Governor Richard Kneip assured seeding bad nothing to do with storm that followed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Rapid City, South Dakota) Funeral services held at graveside because there are so many. Mass memorial service planned.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
(Rapid City, South Dakota) Mr. and Mrs. Ken Brenneise and 6 children made it to higher ground before dam broke, sending 6 foot water into house. They now begin cleanup. Children receive typhoid shot, stay at church-school dormitory used as temporary nursery. [Mrs. Ken BRENNEISE - says life will never be like it was.] [Ken BRENNEISE - says family will continue to live beside creek as chances are few it will happen again.]
REPORTER: John Palmer