(Top) A report about the earthquake published in Newark, New Jersey’s The Star Ledger on August 3, 1976; (Bottom) The article I wrote about my earthquake experience was translated into Chinese in Ta Kung Po on August 2, 1976. 

.Image source: The Dui Hua Foundation

I was accompanying Ambassador Christopher Phillips of the National Council for US-China Trade on a weeklong trip to Beijing, when we unexpectedly found ourselves in the middle of the Great Tangshan Earthquake. Read more: The North China Earthquake