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California / Earthquake Safety #300501

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 21, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Concern in California over structural safety of numerous bldgs. in event of major earthquake examined; effect of recent earthquake in Mexico City on Los Angeles' concern noted. [Geologist Dr. Kerry SIEH - explains basis of geologists' concern.] Findings of report on University of California at Los Angeles building safety outlined, discussed. [Prof. Julie WRIGLEY - notes dangers of campus auditorium.] [STUDENT fears quake.] [Vice Chancellor William SCHAEFER - cites lack of funding by legislature for improvements.] City's success in improving safety standards of private structures noted.
REPORTER: David Browning

Browning, David;
Rather, Dan

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