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Southwest / Wildfires / McCain #995989

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 20, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The wildfires in the Southwest updated; map shown.

(Sierra Vista, Arizona: Clayton Sandell) The firestorm over the statements from Senator John McCain blaming the wildfires on weak security along the border with Mexico examined. [McCAIN - says the fires were caused by illegal immigrants.] [National Council of La Raza Clarissa MARTINEZ de CASTRO†- says the intention was to demonize Latinos.] [US Forest Service Cecilia SEESHOLTZ†- says we cannot speculate over who started the fires.]

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Sandell, Clayton
Duration:
00:02:20

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