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Iran / Earthquake / Leithead Interview #745716

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 28, 2003
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(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Report introduced.

(London: Hilary Brown) The impact of the earthquake on Bam, Iran, featured; scenes shown of rescue efforts, wrapped bodies, grieving relatives, refugees & of an American plane bringing supplies. [British rescue WORKER - says there is no more hope.] [BBC reporter Jim MUIR†- describes the grim situation.]

(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Massive earthquakes in Iran in 1978 & 1990 recalled. Taped interview held with the BBC's Alastair Leithead about Bam. [Via videophone, LEITHEAD - says the people are coming to terms with the loss of family members; comments on the difficulty of getting supplies into this isolated region & the urgency of helping the survivors who need supplies & medical aid.]

Woodruff, Bob;
Brown, Hilary

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