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Japan / Earthquake and Tsunami / Nuclear Crisis #995614

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 07, 2011
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(Studio: Harry Smith) A massive earthquake aftershock in Japan reported; map shown.

(Tokyo: Celia Hatton) The donation of supplies for the town of Minami-soma, which was devastated by the tsunami, featured; scenes shown of the mayor’s plea for help via the internet; details given of concern about radiation from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant and the possibility of a reconstruction tax; damage estimate for Japan’s disaster and the damage from Hurricane Katrina compared.

(Studio: Harry Smith) Image shown of a floating mass of tsunami debris that is headed toward the US.

Smith, Harry;
Hatton, Celia

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