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Turkey / Earthquake #431562

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 18, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The casualties from the earthquake in Turkey cited.

(Istanbul: Jerrold Kessel) The death and destruction from Monday's earthquake featured; scenes shown from Istanbul of wrecked buildings, the hunt for survivors and people camping outside to avoid aftershocks. [Rescue WORKER, Istanbul city OFFICIAL - comment on the situation.]

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(San Francisco: Don Knapp) Earthquake engineering explained. [Degenkolb Engineers Jim MALLEY - shows the structural weaknesses in Turkey's buildings that fell in the earthquake.] [Structural engineer Janiele MAFFEI - shows how California buildings are designed to withstand earthquakes.]

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Announcement by the United States Navy that Marines will assist in the aftermath of the earthquake in Turkey reported.

Kessel, Jerrold;
Knapp, Don;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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