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Mount Saint Helens / Truman #66286

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 03, 1980
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(Studio) Washington officials reported asking military air command to resume rescue operations for survivors of Mount Saint Helens eruption; details given.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Portland, OR) Burial of Mount Saint Helens lodge and probable death of Harry Truman during volcano's eruption noted; Truman's life discussed, films shown. [March 30, TRUMAN - says he's not leaving.] Song about Truman heard; Truman's visit recently to Clear Lake Elementary School recalled. Photos shown courtesy Fred Stocker, "National Geographic". [Clear Lake student Eric ROHL - agrees with Truman.] [Sister Geraldine WHITING - says Harry went the way he wanted to.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Robinson, Max

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