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Farming / Drought / Georgia #635071

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 25, 2000
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The declaration of parts of four states as disaster areas due to drought noted.

(Atlanta: Kenley Jones) The desperate times in south Georgia, which is suffering its worst drought in 100 years, featured; scenes shown from the fields. [Colquitt County, Georgia, Will WEST, Kelly BECK - comment on the drought.] [Nursery manager Bill VANDERHYDEN - cites the drop in retail and wholesale business.] The increasing danger of air pollution along with the lack of rain noted. [Georgia Tech Dr. James ST. JOHN - talks about health problems.] [Dooly County, Georgia, Gene RONEY - talks about finances.]

Jones, Kenley;
Seigenthaler, John

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