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Crews Seek Survivors Amid Rubble of Bam

Crews Seek Survivors Amid Rubble of Bam

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Rescue crews search frantically for people buried under the rubble of Bam, Iran. Estimates of the death toll vary, but thousands are feared lost. Thursday's quake devastated the ancient Silk Road trading post and its archaelogical treasures. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep, Farhad Pouladi of Agence France Presse, Iranian seismology professor Bahram Akashe and Ed Keall of the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.