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Japan / Earthquake / Kobe #359506

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 19, 1995
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Kobe: Bob Simon) The death toll from the earthquake in Japan reported passing 4,000; scenes shown from Kobe, Japan, of rescue workers carrying bodies from the rubble and residents digging for their belongings. [VICTIM, MAN (thru translator) - comment on the damage to their lives from the earthquake.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Kobe, Japan: James Hattori) The feeling from the Japanese that government relief efforts are moving too slowly examined; scenes shown of rescue workers, the destruction from the quake and refugees waiting for food and sleeping in shelters. [WOMAN, MAN (thru translator) - express feelings of anguish over the long wait for help and shortage of supplies.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Some of history's deadliest earthquake statistics given.

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

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