NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 26, 1972
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(Studio) Evacuation of Managua, Nicaragua, continues today following Saturday earthquake. Demolition begins. Bodies burned for health reasons. Looting widespread. International relief shipments on way.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Managua, Nicaragua) Tons relief supplies flown in from United States and other ntns. Many supplies held up at airport by bureaucratic red tape and confusion. Survivors mob plane for food. Most goods piled on lawn General Somoza, strong man personally directing operations. Meanwhile people getting desperate. Mob storms supermarket Guards stand by and don't stop looting. Water supply gone. People stealing oft drinks. People get 1 slice bread and 1 egg per day from government
REPORTER: Ron Nessen
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