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Peru / Earthquake / United States Aid #210772

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 08, 1970
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(Studio) Nixon gives Peru $10 million, appts. Robert Finch to administrate aid; at least 50,000 killed by earthquake, floods; many can't be reached.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Huaraz, Peru) Thousands killed in 1 minute. [Monk Joel MILVIN - describes disaster.] Rubble buries bodies; city may be burned to end decomposition danger; [American Peace Corps. Representative Bob PERSIKO - tells how 2 American girls killed.] Hospital intact; supplies flown in, victims flown out.
REPORTER: George Natanson

Cronkite, Walter;
Natanson, George

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