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NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 12, 1971
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(Studio) in demonstration to prevent landslides, 1 occurs and kills 15. Official responsible resigns. Film report on landslide taken by cameraman caught in landslide.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Kawasaki, Japan) Govt. scientists wanted to find out what caused numerous landslides. Scientists spray water on hillside to see at what point heavy rain would cause soil collapse; expected gradual soil shift. Film of buried cameraman shows slide. Cameraman dug out safely, but IS die incling. 4 scientists.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

Chancellor, John;
Perkins, Jack

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