• Short Summary

    BUFFALO IS ABSOLUTELY PARALYZED BY THIS LATEST BLIZZARD, AND TODAY IN ITS EFFORT TO DIG OUT, ALL NON ESSENTIAL DIRIVING HAS BEEN BANNED FOR FIVE DAYS AND POLICE WERE ENFORCING THAT.

  • Description


    POLICE CAR DRIVES THROUGH DESERTED STREETS IN BUFFALO, POLICE STOP CAR, ASK POLICE INSIDE WHAT THEY ARE DOING OUT, THEY REPLY ONE IS A NURSE AND THE OTHER A HOSPITAL TECHNICIAN, AND THEY ARE GOING TO WORK. MAYOR TELLS REPORTERS THAT WHEN HE AGONIZES OVER THE DEATHS, OVER THE FIRES, CAUSED BY THIS WEATHER HE BECOMES INPATIENT WITH SLOWNESS OF FEDERAL HELP. HEAVY PLOWS AIRLIFTED IN BEING UNLOADED AT AIRPORT, PEOPLE TRY TO DIG OUT. AERIALS OF SNOWBOUND HOEXXX HOMES AND CITY ITSELF. IN HOPEWELL TOWNSHIPS SHOTS OF THE ROAD BEING PLOWED OPEN, RESCUE WORKER SAYS HE HAS WORD AN ELDERLY WOMAN IS STUCK BACK HXXX THERE. SNOWBLOWER TRIES TO WORK THROUGH DRIFTS AND GET STUCKS. SAME HAPPENS TO PLOW. FAINXXX FINALLY THEY BREAK THROUGH. MAN IN HOUSE COMES OUT AND SAYS WE HAVE TO GET OUT AND GET FOOD, ESPECIALLY MILK, SHOTS OF FAMILY SITING AROUND TABLE, BOILING SPRINT WATER ON STOVE OXXX TO WASH WITH, SHOTS OF HT?XXX THEM ??IXXX??UBG ??? REPORTER ???PUP.




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    REPORTERS: BRIAN ROSS AND ROBERT HAGER

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    Background: BUFFALO IS ABSOLUTELY PARALYZED BY THIS LATEST BLIZZARD, AND TODAY IN ITS EFFORT TO DIG OUT, ALL NON ESSENTIAL DIRIVING HAS BEEN BANNED FOR FIVE DAYS AND POLICE WERE ENFORCING THAT. IN PENNSYLVANIA'S HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP IT TOOK A SNOWBLOWER AND A HUGE PLOW, BOTH OF WHICH GOT STUCK FOR A WHILE, TO BREAK THROUGH TO A FARMHOUSE AND FREE A FAMILY THAT HAS BEEN TRAPPED AXXXX THERE FOR THREE DAYS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1R5N6Y4PIW31MACQ8XYFCEZC7
    Media URN:
    VLVA1R5N6Y4PIW31MACQ8XYFCEZC7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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