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California Rains / Hillslides #202744

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 1969
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(Studio) 6 homes evacuated due to California rains.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Hills slide, endangering hill homes. Record rains during winter accelerated shifting hills movement. [Study Director Ron SCOTT - points out young area where soil settles and land changes shifting beds long after rains. Area slides several in. per day. View sights pressure causes stupid building techniques.] Earthquake could trigger widespread disastrous slides. Seismologists say quake overdue and could come soon.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry
Duration:
00:03:40

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