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Hurricane Allen #67391

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 07, 1980
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(Studio) Death toll in Caribbean from Hurricane Allen, currently heading into Gulf of Mexico, reported; collision in Galveston Bay of tanker and barges while preparing for hurricane's arrival reported Film shown.
REPORTER: Max Robinson (KTRK film/tape)

(Chicago, Illinois) Hurricane Allen, considered 2nd strongest hurricane since record keeping began, discussed; satellite photo, films shown. Hurricane Camille in 1969 recalled; Texas coast said possibly Allen's target.
REPORTER: John Coleman

(Studio) Off-shore oil rig workers along Gulf coast reported being evacuated in advance of storm; crash of helicopter carrying several workers detailed. Hurricane Allen said subject of tonight's "Nightline."
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Coleman, John;
Robinson, Max

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