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Weather / Southwest #66918

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 1980
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(Studio) Continue heat wave in Southwest and record temps. in Dallas reported; Agriculture Secretary Bob Berqland quoted with regard to heat wave spreading north and endangering crops there as well as in Southwest.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Clifton, Texas) Destruction of crops in Texas by heat wave examined; details given, films shown. Poor cotton crop and implications for consumers next winter discussed. [Farmer David DAHL - asks why President can help volcano victims and not heat victims.] Expected sorghum loss noted. [Harold WIEDE - comments.] Possible higher beef prices next year due to heat's effect on herds considered.
REPORTER: June Massell

Massell, June;
Reynolds, Frank

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