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California / Earthquake / Clinton Visit / Commuting #150469

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 19, 1994
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(Los Angeles: Peter Jennings) Huge traffic jam of cars diverted because of the freeway damage from the earthquake and of broken water mains shown.

(Burbank, California: Brit Hume) President Clinton's visit to California featured; scenes shown of him met by politicians at the airport, inspecting a wrecked freeway and shaking hands with crowds. [CLINTON - talks about the destruction; says the aid will not be short term.] [Los Angeles Mayor Richard RIORDAN - thanks the president.]

(Los Angeles: Peter Jennings) The water problem in the San Fernando Valley due to a ruptured aqueduct reported; aerial scenes shown of the reservoir.

(Los Angeles: Tom Foreman) Behind the wheel in earthquake- devastated Los Angeles featured; scenes shown of attorney Bob Williams trying to get to work; map shown of his route. [In car, WILLIAMS, car pooler Lee SMITH - talk about the trip to work.]

(Los Angeles: Peter Jennings) The problems for the people here in doing everyday tasks examined; scenes shown to illustrate how things have changed in the last three days. [MAILMAN, TRUCKER, on train, WOMAN - comment.]

Foreman, Tom;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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