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Los Angeles / Earthquake #215301

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 09, 1971
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(Studio) Los Angeles, California, hit by earthquake; bldgs. and bridges destroyed; 26 known dead.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) 11 killed at Vets. Admin. Hospital in San Fernando; film shows rescue efforts at collapsed hospital. Dam on Van Norman Lake severely damaged; area below dam evacuated. Film shows collapsed bridge, ruptured water and gas mains. Quake less than 7 on Richter Scale.
REPORTER: Bill Stout

(Studio) President Nixon declares Los Angeles disaster area; Vice President Agnew to view disaster tomorrow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Stout, Bill

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