ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011
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(Washington: David Muir) The effect of the earthquake in Washington, DC, featured; scenes shown of people evacuating, damages in Virginia and Baltimore, chaos in New York City. [In Washington, four PEOPLE; New York WOMAN - describe what happened.] [Washington National Cathedral director Steven SCHWAB†- worries about the tower.] The jamming of cell phone lines discussed.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The concerns about the nuclear power plants noted.
(Louisa County, Virginia: Jim Sciutto) The center of the earthquake featured; scenes shown of the damaged Mineral post office and the nearby North Anna nuclear plant that was shut down. [Dominion Power Dan STODDARD†- describes what happened.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Live discussion held with physicist Dr. Michio Kaku† about the earthquake. [In studio, KAKU†- outlines what could happen at the nuclear power plant; comments on the difference betwen West and East coast quakes; notes the East is not prepared for a major earthquake.]
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