CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 17, 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: Bernard Shaw) An earthquake in western Turkey reported; scenes shown from Istanbul, Turkey.
(Istanbul: Jerrold Kessel) The destruction from the earthquake featured; ground-level scenes shown from Istanbul, Turkey, of wrecked buildings and of the injured and of rescue efforts.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Recent major earthquakes in the same area noted.
(Atlanta: Ann Kellan) The reasons for earthquakes in the Turkey area examined; scenes shown of people being dug out. [Georgia Tech Tim LONG - says this is one in a sequence of quakes; explains fault motions.] [Voice of United States Geological Survey Robert WESSON - says aftershocks are likely.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) World relief for the Turkey earthquake reported.
(State Department: Andrea Koppel) United States aid to Turkey featured; scenes shown of a search and rescue team preparing to go to Turkey. [President CLINTON - says we must stand with Turkey, long our ally.] [Fairfax County fire department Chief Ed STINETTE - says we can make live rescues.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.
(Mexico City: Harris Whitbeck) The lessons learned from the 1985 earthquake in Mexico City, Mexico, featured; scenes shown of the damages and rebuilding. [National Center for Disaster Prevention Roberto MELI - says many buildings in Mexico City have been ungraded.] Mexico's quake prediction system described. [In the streets, WOMAN - wonders about earthquake prevention measures.]
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:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.