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Earthquake Effects / Guatemala #41651

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 10, 1976
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(Studio) United States sent $3.5 million in earthquake relief to Guatemala. Food, water and transport are worst problems. President Kjell Laugerud-Garcia says some shopkeepers jailed for price gouging.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Guatemala City, Guatemala) 4 American helicopter Chinooks arrive. Many towns can't be gotten to unless by copter. 4 Huey copters used continuously to take food and carry out wounded. United States sending more copters. Ambassador Francis E. Meloy tells Guatemalan president that copters on way. [President Kjell LAUGERUD-GARCIA - says food, shelter and medical attention are worst problems. 80% of casualties have broken bones.] 1000's camp outside. Students take up collection of clothing; people line up for it.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

Murphy, Charles;
Reasoner, Harry

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