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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 17, 2010
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) The White House announcement that President Obama will have to cancel plans to fly to Poland for the funeral of its president due to the ash from the volcano reported.

(London: Mark Phillips) The ongoing disruption of flights due to Iceland's volcano featured; scenes shown of grounded planes & passengers at airports around the world & of the volcano eruption. [Two TRAVELLERS - complain.] [UNC geophysics professor Jonathan LEES†- speculates about the length of the volcano eruptions.]

(Studio: Jeff Glor) The problems at the US airports reported; airport scenes shown. [Stranded travellers MAN, Tim SIZER†- comment on the situation.]

(New York: Manuel Gallegus) The climate concerns from the volcano reviewed; details given about how the Earth is cooled; scenes shown of the eruption. [Rutgers University/UNC climatologist professor Alan ROBOCK†- explains what the particles do.] [LEES - recounts what happened to the atmosphere from the Mt. Pinatubo volcano in 1991.]

Glor, Jeff;
Phillips, Mark;
Gallegus, Manuel

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