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Earthquakes / China / USSR / World #489301

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 29, 1976
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(Studio) Tangshan reported nearly destroyed by Chinese earthquake. Chinese news agency reports great loss of life and property.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(China (PR)) People in Peking pitch tents in sts. in case of more quakes. Damage and tents shown in series of photos. Injured from Tangshan arrive.
REPORTER: Tom Capra (narrates)

(Studio) British diplomats sat in embassy tennis court in their pajamas.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Studio) Tientsin also hit by quake.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tokyo, Japan) [Rose Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) - describes quake in Tientsin.] [Natalie LANG - tells of Chinese concern for Americans] [MAN - tells his and wife's reaction to quake.] [Jack JAFFE - describes destruction.] Americans cried as they were leaving at sight of Chinese waiting for more shocks.
REPORTER: Jack Russell

(Studio) USSR reports moderate quake in north Caucasus Mts. Swedish seismologist says recent quakes caused by slow movement of African land mass to Europe and movement of Indian subcontinent to Himalaya Mts. Reporter notes no. of quakes since May.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Capra, Tom;
Russell, Jack

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