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Earthquake / Managua, Nicaragua #226861

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 25, 1973
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(Studio) Managua, Nicaragua, hit by earthquake year ago.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Managua, Nicaragua) Managua shown following quake. Managua still looks demolished today. Poor forced to live in temporary shelters. [Reverend William MUNIZ - describes emotional state of survivors after earthquake.] Many Nicaraguans blame strongman General Somoza. [General Anastasio SOMOZA - says Managua must be redesigned; disaster has helped city in this way.] Emotional state of people worsens.

Kuralt, Charles;
Rabel, Ed

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