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Earthquakes / California / Midwest Prediction #125352

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 18, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Small earthquake in southern California reported. Report introduced.

(Blytheville, Arkansas: Charles Thomas) Prediction that earthquake may hit the Midwest on or about December 3 examined; scenes shown of region's preparations; map shown of New Madrid, Missouri, fault. [Three Blytheville, Arkansas, RESIDENTS - comment.] [Weather expert Iben BROWNING - defends forecast.] [University of California at Berkeley Dr. Duncan AGNEW - doubts prediction.] [Insurance agent Mike CANTRELL - talks about selling earthquake insurance.] [MAN - says people are scared.]

Jennings, Peter;
Thomas, Charles

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