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Mexico / Earthquake Aftermath #306020

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 1985
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(Studio) Aftermath of major earthquakes in Mexico, worst in Mexico City, noted; tour of city by Nancy Reagan, include meeting with opera star Placido Domingo who has relatives trapped in collapsed building, described. Scenes shown. [REAGAN - described impact on her of visit.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Mexico City, Mexico) Efforts to rescue those still trapped in rubble, incl. successful rescue of Dr. Jose Hernandez, featured; scenes shown. [Red Cross spokesperson George ARELLANO - explains need to consider halting rescue efforts.] Health risks faced by survivors explained.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Studio) Scope of disaster here examined; scenes shown. [PEOPLE - comment.] President Miguel de la Madrid's statement outlined; city's general physical survival and disaster's psychological toll considered. Efforts of some (named) to determine status of missing relatives described. [US ambassador John GAVIN - notes country's economy and political problems prior to earthquakes.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:08:20

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