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Mexico / Earthquake #98486

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1985
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(Studio) Major earthquake reported hitting Mexico; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(No location given) Destruction in Mexico City examined; scenes shown. [SURVIVOR - (thru translator) describes scene.] President Miguel de la Madrid's call for rescue efforts outlined; potential severity of damage throughout region hit explained.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore

(Studio) [National Earthquake Center director Waverly PERSON - explains seriousness of earthquake of that magnitude.] Major earthquakes in modern history reviewed; details listed on screen.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Item updated at end of broadcast
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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