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"SHOCK WAVES: 100 Years After the 1906 Earthquake"

U. S. Geological Survey, CBS-5, San Francisco, CEA, DHS/FEMA, EERI-NC

In production with CBS-5/KPIX-TV, San Francisco, this hour-long TV documentary focuses on the century of progress in understanding the science of earthquakes, increasing public awareness of seismic hazards, earthquake preparedness and mitigation, and demonstrating how earthquakes affect the personal lives, culture, economy and development of northern California.

Airing on CBS-5/KPIX-TV, San Francisco during the week of the 1906 Centennial, the program is followed by a primetime live studio town hall broadcast with a team of experts answering viewers' questions.


Premeire broadcast on CBS-5/KPIX-TV, San Francisco: Wednesday, April 12, 2006 from 7 - 8 pm

Repeat broadcast on UPN/KBHK-TV, Bay Area: Saturday, April 22, 2006 from 9 - 10 pm


Premeire broadcast: CBS-5/KPIX-TV, San Francisco

Repeat broadcast: UPN/KBHK-TV, Bay Area


Provides a story of the science and times of the 1906 earthquake and what we have learned in the subsequent hundred years


General public. Free event.


Rosemary Roach, CBS-5, (415) 765-8779

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