ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 20, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Pub. of annual UNICEF report on health of world's children announced. Report introduced.
(NYC: Richard Threlkeld) Extent of poverty in Third World and its impact on children featured; statistics from World Bank on debt of poorest countries to richest countries outlined on screen, scenes shown. [US committee for UNICEF Lawrence BRUCE - says these payments take food and medical from children.] Med. status of world's children reviewed. [Southeast Bank econ. Antonio VILLAMIL - says children suffer in budgetary cutbacks.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistic on daily death toll of children given.
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