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Arizona / Flooding #81485

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 05, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan reported declaring portions of Arizona federal disaster areas following extensive flooding there.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Clifton, Arizona) Extent of flood damage in Clifton examined; films shown. National Guard noted patrolling against looters. [Dorothy ALVAREZ - feels town is total loss.] Allegations that strike breakers at Phelps Dodge copper mine have been only recipients of disaster aid noted. [Veronica JIMINEZ - criticizes Governor Bruce Babbitt and Phelps Dodge.] Factors possibly affecting officials' slow response in providing cleanup assistance considered; weather forecast for next few days mentioned.
REPORTER: Judd Rose

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Rose, Judd
Duration:
00:02:40

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