NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 06, 1978
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(Studio) Archaeological dig resulting from building of federal hwys. reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Saint Clair Cnty., Illinois) Cahokia civilization that flourished in Illinois area 1000 years ago described. Pictures of mounds shown. Site of I-270 said becoming dig as archaeologists try to determine reason for disappearance of Cahokia Indian civilization. Film shown. [Site director John KELLY - cites historical significance.] [Project director James PORTER - believes future learns from past.] 5-yr. deadline for diggers noted.
REPORTER: Norma Quarles
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