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Turkey / Earthquake / Earthquake Predictions #486351

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 25, 1976
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(Studio) Turkey's earthquake disastrous; more than 3000 feared dead.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Turkey) Bitter cold and snow hampers rescue attempts following earthquake. Turkish television film of earthquake area shown. 14 villages destroyed across Turkish border in Iran; many others destroyed in Turkey. Massive relief supplies still needed.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Studio) Few nights ago, man on NBC predicted earthquakes for next few weeks but Turkey earthquake not incld. List of predictions given. Federal government sets up program to evaluate earthquake predictions.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(National Earthquake Info. Service, Colorado) Geophysicist at National Earthquake Info. Service Roger Hunter heads federal program. [HUNTER - hopes to have running average of successes of predictors. Evaluation of predictions possible.] Hunter's checking system for actual earthquakes and predictions explained. [HUNTER - says it would be great if predictor could be decently accurate or detailed most of time.]

Brinkley, David;
Dancy, John;
Neal, Roy

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