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Washington / Mount Saint Helens #510902

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 13, 1980
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(Studio) 3rd major eruption of Mount Saint Helens volcano in Washington reported; details given.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Portland, OR) Latest eruption and Portland's efforts to cope with ash fallout featured; films shown. [PEOPLE - comment.] Other communities affected listed, discussed.
REPORTER: James Compton (KING-TV news tape) (KGW-TV news tape)

(Studio) Danger to planes of ash cloud, currently spreading out in all directions, noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Federal Aviation Admin.'s efforts to guide planes around cloud due to danger examined; films, maps shown. [Federal Aviation Administration admirt Langhorne BOND - comments.] Prognosis for air travel in immediate future considered.
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) Theory with regard to relationship between volcanos and earthquakes with phases of the moon noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Hypothetical relationship between Mount Saint Helens' 3 eruptions and moon discussed; diagrams shown. [Dr. Klaus JACOB - comments.] Possible connection of recent California earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and moon examined; occurrence of major earthquake in California, along San Andreas fault, in 1857 as well as eruption of Mount Saint Helens that same year recalled. [JACOB - comments.]
REPORTER: Robert Bazell

Reporter(s):
Bazell, Robert;
Brinkley, David;
Lewis, George
Duration:
00:04:50

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