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California / Earthquakes #296595

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 25, 1984
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(Studio) Yesterday's earthquake in north California recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Morgan Hill, California) Earthquake's impact examined; caesarean birth of Allyson Kelly mentioned. [School SPOKESPERSON - comments on damage.] [Teacher Carole Faery's STUDENTS - recall experience.] [FAERY - is confident students will be fine psychologically.] [WOMAN - describes scene.] [PEOPLE - comment on experience.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

(Calaveras Fault, California) Apparent success of increasingly stricter construction standards on relative lack of substantial damage discussed. [US Geological Survey spokesperson Robert WALLACE - explains factors contributing to low damage level.] Role played by type of movement along Calaveras fault as opposed to that of other faults explained, illustrated on screen. [WALLACE - anticipates major quake in near future.] No. aftershocks since yesterday's quake mentioned.

Dow, David;
Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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