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Peru / Earthquake Anniversary #217177

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 31, 1971
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(Studio) Peru earthquake occurred 1 year ago today.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Huaras, Peru) 70,000 killed by quake; international assistance 1 of largest in history; reconstruction of Huaras barely begun year later. [Engineer Lizardo EIZAGUIRRE - says new Huaras concrete with wide streets.] Film shows temporary housing for quake survivors. [Dr. Maria Ester ROSAS - says need more help, food; education needed.] Only 1/5 of money needed for reconstruction available.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert

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