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East Coast Flood Relief #465575

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 13, 1972
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(Studio) Frank Carlucci, picked by President Nixon to speed aid to flood victims, visits Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) Mobile homes set up to provide shelter for those who lost homes in floods caused by Hurricane Agnes. [Victim Rosemary COATES - stayed at armory 5 weeks until trailer available. Hopes to relocate to higher ground. Speaks of mortgage on destroyed home. Loves life in mobile home.] Red Cross will shut down last relief kitchen this wk. Shelters in schools have been closed. Streets littered with debris. [Resident Peter OLIVER - complains about bureaucratic delays.] People on Stanley Saint have block party annually; hold it this year despite flood.

Davis, Lou;
Utley, Garrick

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