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Kentucky's Huntley-Brinkley Road #499239

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 12, 1978
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(Studio) Troubles of Martin Cnty., Kentucky, residents years ago in getting road built so that children could go to school, because state refused to build it, recalled; report on situation by late Chet Huntley mentioned and results, contributions from people all over cntry., noted. Building of road and now more trouble about it reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Martin Cnty., Kentucky) Martin Cnty. residents' building of Huntley-Brinkley Road in 1966 with contributions received after Huntley publicized need for it, stated. Problems residents presently have described: road's bad condition and its use by heavy traffic for which it wasn't designed, going to and from West Virginia line, has created big problem with dust. [Molly PRUITT - describes effect of dust on living conditions in area.] Residents' barricading of road reported State's comment that it doesn't know what to do about situation, and residents' ability to get outside once again, noted. Resident's proposal to state to remedy situation stated.
REPORTER: Al Johnson (WSAZ-TV newsfilm, Huntington, West Virginia)

Brinkley, David

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