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USSR / Armenia Earthquake / United States Homeless #113476

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 20, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : David Ensor) Problem of too much aid to earthquake- stricken Armenia, USSR , featured; details given of need for more money for reconstruction of towns and for hospital for survivors' rehabilitation; scenes shown. [Red Cross League undersecretary Andrei KISSELEV - says emergency needs are being met.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Bonnie Strauss) Issue of what to do with relief supplies to Armenia that International Red Cross says are not needed featured. [Armenian Benevolent Union Louise SIMONE - explains equipment group is still seeking.] Plans to turn excess supplies over to United States homeless noted; scenes shown of piles of clothing. [Los Angeles, California, Armenian relief organization Parsegh KARTALIAN - says we will share with homeless.] [Homeless advocate Mitch SNYDER - says there is a network to distribute supplies to homeless.]

Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter;
Strauss, Bonnie

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