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Winter `78 #52890

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 08, 1978
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(Studio) Army troops' arrival in Hartford, Connecticut, to begin helping New England dig out of snow brought by recent blizzard reported Film shown; hardest hit are Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Boston, Massachusetts) Report on plight of people in Massachusetts. Stranded cars along highway in Needham noted. [Stranded MAN - says it's been pleasant in church where he's staying.] [Stranded BOY - likes it, it's fun.] Flooding in coastal areas and conditions in Boston, where Governor Dukakis has ordered all but emergency traffic off streets, cited. [2nd MAN - likes conditions because it makes people look at city and at things they don't otherwise notice.]
REPORTER: Richard Mayk

(Studio) Report on New York City cleanup efforts.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(NYC) Concerns of residents with necessities like fuel oil reported [WOMAN - tells telephone caller oil will be delivered as soon as possible.] [Fuel oil company driver Eugene BROWN - says customers not out are calling for oil and are told to turn thermostats down till company can get there.] Efforts of Long Island resident Guy Marcelona to get fuel oil noted.

(Studio) Snow, ice and rain in North Dakota and South Dakota, Colorado, Texas, California and Chicago noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Brown, Bob;
Mayk, Richard;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara

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