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Japan / Earthquake / Kobe #359490

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 18, 1995
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Kobe: James Hattori) The earthquake's devastation in Kobe, Japan updated; scenes shown of the burning city of Kobe, the devastation and its victims. The increasing death toll noted.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Twenty-four year-old Voni Lynn Wong a teacher from Los Angeles, California, was reported to be the only known American killed in the earthquake in Japan.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Near Kobe: Bob Simon) The once elegant and industrious city of Kobe's struggle to cope with its new 50th anniversary disaster featured; scenes shown of the 1946 destruction by allied bombers of Kobe. [MAN (thru translator) - says his mother is buried in a pile of rubble.]

Chung, Connie;
Hattori, James;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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