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Amchitka Blast / Hawaii Tidal Waves #213304

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 14, 1971
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(Studio) Canadian Govt. disciplines 1 ofr. and 17 men with punishment and fines for supporting Amchitka, AK, bomb test protest. If Nixon o.k.'s test, it'll be largest underground blast ever.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Maui, Hawaii) Hawaii fears tidal waves from blast. Waves shown. 15 of 85 major waves in century and 1/2 have caused death and damage. Alaska earthquake, in 1956, caused tidal wave that killed 200. [Conservationist Robert BRUCE - says why take chance?] [Geophysicist University Hawaii Dr. George SUTTON - says mostly fear blast jarring upcoming earthquake; notes conceivable, but quake would have happened anyway.]
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

Cronkite, Walter;
Kurtis, Bill

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