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Earthquakes / Guatemala / Americans #42013

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 04, 1976
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(Studio) Earthquakes hit central American 2000 killed in Guatemala City suburbs. Rescuers take 250 bodies from rubble. American tourists believed safe. Fires break out. Damage also caused in El Salvador and Honduras. 1st flight from Guatemala after disaster lands at Dulles.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Americans talk about earthquake.

(Dulles Airport, Virginia) [MAN - describes quake.] [2nd MAN - says didn't see mass destruction in 1 section of town.] [WOMAN - calls experience terrifying.] [3rd MAN - says (they) took good care of us.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson reports following sequence

(DC) Major damage occurred in older part of city, not hotel district.

Reasoner, Harry;
Peterson, Roger

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