Breaking point

Roberts, Steven V.; Impoco, Jim
January 1994
U.S. News & World Report;1/31/94, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p26
Focuses on the earthquake that ripped through the Los Angeles, California basin in January 1994. Stunning devastation; Estimates of cost to repair damage; Effect on economy already crippled by dwindling defense expenditures and slumping real-estate prices; How Southern California's self-confidence has been fractured; Federal aid; Profiles of victims, people involved in restoring order, and others. INSET: Computing the quake's high cost..


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