1952 Bakersfield Earthquake

Chris Livingston talked about the 1952 Bakersfield earthquake, which measured 7.3 on the moment magnitude scale, and produced one of the… read more

Chris Livingston talked about the 1952 Bakersfield earthquake, which measured 7.3 on the moment magnitude scale, and produced one of the largest aftershocks ever recorded in California. Video and images of Bakersfield taken immediately after the event were shown, and a local resident who was 12 years old when it happened talked about the experience.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Bakersfield, California, from June 3-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close

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1952 Bakersfield Earthquake

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Program ID:
313724-1
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Vignette
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Location:
Bakersfield, California, United States
First Aired:
Jul 7, 2013

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  • Jul 07, 2013 | 3:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2013 | 5:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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