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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 04, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Memphis, Tennessee: Ron Mott) The flooding in the Midwest and South featured; scenes shown of floodwaters from the Mississippi River, a levee being blown up, a stranded dog, a 93-year-old driver’s car in the water, volunteers filling sand bags in Memphis; map shown. [WOMAN – comments on the levee explosion.] [Corps of Engineers Gen. C.G. WALSH†- says public safety is the number one issue.] [Missouri farmer Bryan FREEZOR†- reacts to his land being flooded.] [Mississippi Valley Flood Control Assn. George GRUGETT†- says our job is to get this water to the Gulf of Mexico.] [Harbor Town Montessori School Fletcher GORDON†, Memphis resident Jeannie GARLOCK‡- comment on the coming flood.]

Williams, Brian;
Mott, Ron

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