Search the Archive

Turkey / Earthquake #389097

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 18, 1999
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Golcuk, Turkey: Allen Pizzey) The aftermath of the earthquake in western Turkey featured; details given of the rising death rate; scenes shown from Golcuk, Turkey, of devastated areas. [SURVIVOR (thru translator) - says nobody has helped her find relatives.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Fires at an oil refinery in Izmit, Turkey, caused by the earthquake reported; details given of the arrival in Turkey of rescue teams from around the world; of rescue efforts for a man trapped in a building who called for help on a cell phone; scenes shown of firefighting efforts in Izmit, Turkey, and recovery efforts in Istanbul, Turkey. [In interview, American Red Cross Frank DONAGHUE - says search and rescue teams are still needed; says people sleep outside; says doctors are working around the clock.] [PERSON - says someone called a radio station for help.] [RESCUER - says the dogs will bark if the man is alive.]

Pizzey, Allen;
Schieffer, Bob

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.