ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1985
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(Studio) Lessons for United States regions vulnerable to major earthquakes, such as California, learned from Mexico's experience cited.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Los Angeles, California) Implications of Mexico's experience for United States earthquake preparedness, include building construction in the future, examined; scenes shown. [Expert Joshua LICHTERMAN - notes unexpected seriousness of building destruction in Mexico City.] [Seismologist Dr. Clarence ALLEN - cites need to prepare for major quake in south California.] Los Angeles' concern over safety of older bldgs. and codes imposed for new construction discussed. [Architect Chris MARTIN - explains his approach.]
REPORTER: Gary Shepard
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