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Weather / California Drought / Energy Crisis #492513

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 09, 1977
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(Studio) While E. has had bad winter with snow, West has lacked snow and rain, causing drought.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Los Angeles, California) Effects of drought to farms in San Joaquin Valley noted. [Farmer John HARRIS - notes reduction in acreage for year] Other effects of drought noted.
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

(Studio) Higher temperatures over much of nation, include Chicago, noted. FPC chairperson Richard Dunham warns of further tragedy with regard to fuel shortage if weather doesn't break and conservation not practiced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Some layoffs return to work, others still out.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Bourgholtzer, Frank;
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John

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