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Japan / Earthquake and Tsunami / A Discussion #990239

CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 11, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A statement from President Obama about the disaster in Japan noted. [OBAMA - says we will stand with them.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Camera coverage of the impact of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan presented; scenes shown from inside shaking buildings.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's weatherman Chad Myers and Columbia University's Jim Gaherty† about the disaster. [MYERS - describes what happened in the earthquake that caused the water to move; states the danger to the US has dissipated, but there are aftershocks around Japan before and after the 8.9 quake.] [GAHERTY - comments on Japan being on an earthquake belt; explains this quake is hundreds of time larger than the earthquake in Haiti.]

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