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San Francisco / Earthquake Celebration #203149

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 18, 1969
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(Studio) San Francisco celebrates 63rd anniversary of 1906 quake at 5:13 a.m.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Francisco, California) Film "San Francisco" shown. Surviving fire engine there. Party took place on City Hall steps right above San Andreas Fault. [Mayor Joseph ALIOTO - asks people to recapture spirit that rebuilt city.] Mystics predict quake for today. Seismologist says quake overdue. [John STANLEY - reminisces about 1906 quake. Doesn't care if another one comes.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Earthquake expert says more die in California auto accidents in 6 mos. than all who've died in United States quakes.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Drinkwater, Terry;
Reasoner, Harry

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