NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 21, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter reported declaring Love Canal a disaster area.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Previous relocation of some Love Canal residents recalled. [EPA admin. Barbara BLUM - announces government relocation of remaining families.] [Emergency management director John MACY, Junior - elaborates on temporary relocation.] Estimated cost, to be shared by New York state and federal government, noted; further health tests planned by Environmental Protection Agency outlined.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
(Niagara Falls, New York) Reaction by residents to government's temporary relocation order featured; films shown. [MAN - comments.] Creation of more problems by relocation cited. [WOMAN - comments.] Resident Lilly Bassett and her position mentioned; health problems of Marie Posniac and daughter noted. [POSNIAC - comments.] [Roberta WALKER - comments on nephew's cancer.]
REPORTER: Denise Baker