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California / Earthquake #56619

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 16, 1979
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(Studio) Details given on damage and fatalities from last night's earthquake in S. California.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(No location given) [Centro store owner Ed MARQUEZ - says he's still scared.] Aftershocks in Imperial Valley and resident's response examined; El Centro featured. Films shown. Calexico's return to normalcy noted.
REPORTER: Royal Kennedy

(Pasadena, California) California Institution of Technology's monitoring of today's aftershocks in Imperial Valley reported; details given. Efforts to determine if warning signs were given before yesterday's earthquake noted. [Prof. Charles RICHTER - discusses earthquake prediction.] Richter's development of measuring device named after him cited.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Kennedy, Royal;
Laurence, John;
Robinson, Max

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