NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 14, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Govt. officials quoted with regard to drought. Report introduced.
(Memphis, Tennessee: Roger O'Neil) Mississippi River reported dangerously shallow due to continue drought; details given, scenes shown. Army Corps. of Engineers report discussed. Impact of falling water levels upon food prices discussed. [Senator John MELCHER - comments on emergency.] [USDA meteorologist Dr. Norton STROMMEN - comments on drought.] [Agriculture Secretary Richard LYNG - comments on situation.] Cost of drought to average family given; food processors quoted.
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