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Assignment American: Skunk Train #562199

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 13, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Skunk Train, access to Redwood wilderness in California, featured. Report introduced. (Northspur, California: Bob Dotson) [Juanita DOWELL - comments on home.] Dowell family noted living far from others; details given, scenes shown. Skunk train noted only source of transportation. Neighbor Hans Burkhardt noted using train to get to hospital. [DOWELL - comments on lack of electricity.] Amt. of yearly rainfall given. Train noted struggling to survive financially. [ENGINEER - comments on track.] [DOWELL - fears train will stop coming.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Dotson, Bob

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