Test of the Emergency Broadcasting System

Friday, November 18, 2005


With winter taking hold in the Himalayas, the human tragedy triggered by the October 8th earthquake is still very much a current emergency. But you wouldn't know it from looking at the American news-scape. In recent weeks, coverage of the quake's aftermath has been spotty in print and all but absent from TV. Bob speaks to CBS "nonbudsman" Vaughn Ververs and Washington Post foreign editor Keith Richburg about the story's downward arc.

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