NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 18, 1972
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(Studio) Victims of E. Coast floods of tropical storm Agnes complain that federal relief is too slow.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) Govt. orders 14,000 mobile homes to shelter 50,000 people until own homes can be rebuilt. [U.S. Housing and Urban Development assistant secretary Norman WATSON - says logistics of gearing up for operation takes time.] President Nixon sends Frank Carlucci to speed up red tape process. [Resident, Mrs. Edward BARBAR - tells Carlucci she applied for trailer and loan, and has received neither.] Carlucci has brought air of optimism to disaster area.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney
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