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Japan / Earthquake / Kobe #602424

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 18, 1995
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Reports introduced.

(Tokyo: Lucky Severson) Japan's devastating earthquake featured; scenes shown from the streets of Kobe, Japan, of damaged buildings, the rail and highway systems and people in the streets. [MAN - (thru translator) wants help.] [Kobe region governor Toshitami KAIBARA - (thru translator) comments.] Japan's feeling of vulnerability in the wake of the quake reiterated.

(Kobe: Richard Roth) Ground zero in Kobe, where both the buildings and the modern way of life have been reduced to rubble, featured; scenes shown of the search for survivors, care for the injured, dead bodies, the homeless and people in line for supplies and fires.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) Bridging the gap between the Japanese earthquake victims and Japanese-American and other Californians who know the feeling examined; scenes shown of efforts to help the victims in Japan. [Dosa Womens' Wear Christina KIM - talks about helping.] [Victim's mother Myrtle WONG - recounts her daughter's death.] [Two school KIDS - read letters to the Japan.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) American Red Cross 800 number listed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Lewis, George;
Roth, Richard;
Severson, Lucky

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