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California / Drought #907119

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 05, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Map of drought levels in California shown.

(Los Angeles: Sandra Hughes) Fears of a water shortage in California featured; details given about the diminishing Colorado River and the shrinking of Lake Superior; scenes shown of Wisconsin’s governor signing the Great Lakes Compact. [California Governor Arnold SCHWARZENEGGER†- calls it a crisis.] [Avocado farmer Charley WOLK†- comments on reducing his crop.] [In Las Vegas, WOMAN – worries about Lake Mead drying up.] [Alliance for the Great Lakes Cameron DAVIS†- compares water to oil.] [Investor T. Boone PICKENS – defends selling water rights to consumers.]

Couric, Katie;
Hughes, Sandra

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