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Turkey / Earthquake / Rescues #431579

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 19, 1999
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The casualties from the earthquake in Turkey updated; scenes shown from Golcuk, Turkey.

(Golcuk: Jerrold Kessel) The impact of the earthquake on Golcuk featured; scenes shown of workers at the rubble in the navy base town. [Turkey's President Suleiman DEMIREL - comments.] The people's criticism of the government's handling of the post-earthquake situation outlined.

(Izmit, Turkey: Ben Wedeman) The situation in Izmit, Turkey, featured; scenes shown of the refinery fire and US-led rescue efforts. [US WORKER - comments.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Rhonda Rowland) The "acute crush syndrome" examined. [Disaster Planning International Dr. Henry SIEGELSON - says victims can die suddenly when a crushing object is removed; notes that physicians must be trained to recognize the syndrome; explains what happened in rescues at the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, bombing site.]

Kessel, Jerrold;
Rowland, Rhonda;
Shaw, Bernard;
Wedeman, Ben;
Woodruff, Judy

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