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Loma Prieta Earthquake

Interdependency, Quake '89

In the California earthquake of 1989 meeting the needs of disaster victims reached far beyond immediately available resources to dependency upon other cities, the county, regional and state government and private citizens. Film includes interviews with emergency assistance providers and city, county and state officials to determine how pre-planned interdependence between various layers of government and private citizens can facilitate future disaster relief efforts. 1089. 15 min.

Oakland Earthquake Damage, 10/26/89

Depicts earthquake damage in the city of Oakland, California on October 26, 1989.

Quake of '89: A Video Chronicle.

Presented by KRON-TV Channel 4, San Francisco. Shows actual footage from the October 17th, 1989 earthquake and recovery of affected counties as filmed by KRON-TV Channel 4, San Francisco. Includes "Quakeproofing your home and family. 60 min.

When the Bay Area Quakes

Describes the structural dynamics of the earthquake that hit Loma Prieta, Calif., on Oct. 17, 1989 and the damages that resulted in Santa Cruz, San Francisco, and other areas. 1990. 20 min. [preservation copy]