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Chile / Earthquake #960189

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 01, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The force of the earthquake in Chile reported; aerial & ground-level scenes shown.

(Santiago: David Wright) The world-shaking moment of the quake reviewed; scenes shown of the shaking, tossed cars, waves, three now-motherless children, a toppled apartment building & looting; details given about the country's strict building codes & what Chile is seeking in aid. [Resident Natalie HERNANDEZ - comments.] [UCLA engineering dean Jorge CREMPIEN†- says some buildings were below standard.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The "ring of fire" fault line noted & the quakes in Haiti & Chile compared; diagram shown.

(Talca, Chile: Jeffrey Kofman) A journey to the earthquake's epicenter in Chile featured; scenes shown of a collapsed bridge & newspaper building, people in line at the bank, the city of Talca & people getting water.

Sawyer, Diane;
Wright, David;
Kofman, Jeffrey

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