PBS NewsHour

Friday, March 11, 2011

03/11/2011 | 52m 57s

After a magnitude 8.9 earthquake hits the coast of northeastern Japan, killing hundreds and triggering a massive tsunami, Judy Woodruff talks with three experts on how Japan's strict building codes for earthquakes and coastal preparations might have mitigated some damage. Also, President Obama addresses the media on the U.S. response in Libya and we get the weekly analysis of Shields and Brooks.

Aired: 03/11/11

Expired: 04/11/11

Rating: NR

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