ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 29, 1976
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(Studio) French delegation says city of Tangshan is in ruins after earthquakes. Relief army treats victims. People living in the sts. of Peking. Chinese scientists had predicted large quake before 1980. Report on earthquakes.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(California) Film shows 1933 movie being made with W.C. Fields when earthquake began. 1000s of quakes occur yearly in California. Few are felt by many. 80% world's quakes occur in seismic belt along Pacific Ocean's borders. [California Tech. scientist Dr. Clarence ALLEN - defines and describes quake.] Rocks rupture along surfaces called faults. San Andreas Fault noted. Charts explain quakes. [ALLEN - cites theories with regard to quakes.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer
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