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Winter `78 / Ohio River Ice Jam #52678

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 02, 1978
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(Studio) Report on ice jam in Ohio River just above Louisville, Kentucky, and Army Corps of Engineers' attempts to free it with dynamite.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Warsaw, Kentucky) Details of dynamiting of ice gorge and limited progress in freeing river given. [Salvage yard operator Captain John BEATTY - has seen no previous ice jam to compare with this one.] Beatty's loss of barge and damage to other river traffic when ice swept them against dam last week reported. Effects of river blockage on industry of area cited.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

Murphy, Charles;
Reasoner, Harry

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