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NBC Evening News for Friday, May 14, 1971
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(Studio) 2nd earthquake in 9 days hits Jakarta, Indonesia.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(California) San Andreas Fault runs 600 mile, length of California. [California Tech. Geologist Dr. Clarence ALLEN - says fault 1 of most active in world; areas of fault expected to cause infrequent great earthquakes; large quake in South part of fault could occur any time.] Film shows bldgs., hses. built on fault. [Mrs. Els SWETKOVICH - believes if earthquake happens, will happen: no matter where bldgs., hses. built.] [US Geological Survey spokesperson Robert WALLACE - says bldgs. shouldn't be built on fault.]

Chancellor, John;
Neal, Roy

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