American News Coverage of the Earthquake that hit the province of Khorassan which killed 20 000 people. The Royal Couple, the Shah and Shahbanou try to comfort a desperate population. Prime Minister Hoveyda also visits the area and it’s desperate inhabitants (circa Sept 5, 1962)
A Similar Earthquake took place 6 years later on August 31, 1968 not far from where earlier shocks had caused damage in 1939, 1941, 1947 and 1962.
ROYALTY AND THE PEOPLE: