NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 22, 1972
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(Studio) Storm pours a foot of water on E. coast, causing floods from South Carolina to New York. 28 people dead. Storm is aftermath of Hurricane Agnes.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Motorists trapped on flooded roads; bridges threatened. Dams overflow in Maryland and Virginia, but do not break. 10,000 residents evacuated to high ground. Shopping center blaze uncontrolled as high water hinders firemen. Civil Defense officials urge commuters to stay home. Overflowing dams contaminate water supplies, wash out electric and telephone lines. Potomac River roars over Great Falls in torrent.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen
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