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In Depth (Mexico / Popocatepetl Volcano Erupts) #633026

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 20, 2000
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Mexico City: Kevin Tibbles) The eruption of the Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico featured; details given of concerns about the potential dangers and of the evacuation of towns near the volcano; scenes and animation shown of the volcano. [Volcano relief director Carlos VALDEZ - says the volcano will continue to erupt; explains potential dangers.] [Volcanologist Randy WHITE - says predicting what will happen is difficult.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with volcano expert Dr. Michael Sheridan. [SHERIDAN - compares "Popo" to a champagne bottle; says Popo could be more dangerous than Mount Saint Helens.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Tibbles, Kevin
Duration:
00:04:50

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