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Chile / Earthquake #960221

CNN Evening News for Monday, Mar 01, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) YouTube videos from inside a nightclub & inside a home at the time of the earthquake in Chile & photos of damages shown.

(Concepcion: Soledad O'Brien) The search for survivors & the looting in Concepcion featured; scenes of a fire & looters shown. [Chilean firefighter Gustavo RUDOLPHY†- comments on the chance of survival.] [Survivor Julia MONTOYA†- {thru translator} comments.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Why fewer people were killed in Chile than in Haiti introduced.

(Washington: Joe Johns) The outcomes of the two quakes examined; details given about the geography & the history of Chile's 20th century quakes that led to strict building codes. [University of Colorado Roger BILHAM†- comments on the earthquake resistance in Chile.] [In Haiti, structural & earthquake engineer Kit MIYAMOTO†- shows the engineering problems in Haiti.]

Cooper, Anderson;
O'Brien, Soledad;
Johns, Joe

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