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Japan / Earthquake / Kobe #359469

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 17, 1995
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Osaka, Japan: James Hattori) The destruction from the earthquake in southwestern Japan examined; scenes shown of fires burning throughout the city of Kobe, Japan, and rescue workers pulling trapped people from the wreckage. [WOMAN - (thru translator) talks about her husband.] A map shown of the earthquake's effect on various cities of Japan. [MAN - (thru translator) talks about his rescue.] [California Offices of Emergency Services Mark CHILARDUCCI - talks about the Japanese reaction to the large number of deaths.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) In terms of casualties, this earthquake is reported to be Japan's worst since 1948. Map of Japan's seismic activity shown.

Chung, Connie;
Hattori, James;
Rather, Dan

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