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Floods / West Virginia Aid / Louisiana #493268

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 25, 1977
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(Studio) Coal miners along Tug Fork River in Williamson, West Virginia, picket mines to bring attention to lack of federal aid in wake of floods in area.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Williamson, West Virginia) Report on picketing by flood victims. [Shawn SCANLAN - says offered aid is in form of loans, which are impossible for people to manage.] Clyde Kirk family cited as example Miners were prepared to shut mines till government took notice, which took less than 12 hrs. [Jerry HILDEBRAND - says White House called and invited delegation to come to White House for meeting]
REPORTER: Bob Kur

(Studio) Along lower Mississippi River, levees don't keep floods out with melting snow and rains in north
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Denim Springs, LA) Report on flood damage in Head of Island and Denim Springs, LA. Case of Charles and Betty Sanford cited. [SANFORD - says they'll start over again.] Governor Edwin Edwards has already asked for some federal aid and is Orleans) expected to ask for more at end of flooding.
REPORTER: Brian Kensel (WDSU-TV, New

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Kur, Bob
Duration:
00:04:00

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