ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 15, 1980
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(Studio) State of emergency reported declared in Arkansas due to continued heat wave; films shown. Destruction of Minnesota crops and President Carter's authorization for funds for low-income residents of heat-wave belt for fans and such noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Saint Louis, Missouri) Missouri reported having more heat-related deaths than any other state. (Governor Joseph TEASDALE - comments.] Reluctance of elderly and poor to take advantage of Red Cross shelters examined. [Jule WICK - comments.] Vandalism of Wick's house while he was gone reported [WICK - comments.] Rel. between age of city's buildings and severity of heat problems outlined. [Joe JOHNSON - notes number of fans he's blown.] Temp. on astroturf of Busch stadium mentioned.
REPORTER: Jim Hickey
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