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China Earthquake / Whitlams / United States Information #489280

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 28, 1976
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(Studio) China (PR) hit by aftershocks following Tuesday earthquake. Center of 8.2 quake was at Tangshan. Peking and Tientsin also affected. Ex-Australian premier Gough Whitlam and wife were in Tientsin during quake.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tokyo, Japan) Mrs. Whitlam slightly injured. [WHITLAM - notes effects of quake and describes it.] Chinese told Whitlam casualties were low.
REPORTER: Jack Reynolds

(Studio) Photo shows Chinese who stayed outside after 1st quake.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Report from National Earthquake Info. Center
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Golden, Colorado) Signal set off at National Earthquake Info. Center anytime there is quake in world. Location of quake noted. [Geophysicist Dr. John DERR - expects extensive damage and loss of life from quake.] Aftershock registered 7.9 on Richter scale.

(Studio) United States offers help to China (PR).
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Reynolds, Jack

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