ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 20, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Chicago, Illinois: Carole Simpson) Christmas for children living in poverty featured; scenes shown of kids talking to Santa Claus and of two welfare families. [Kid Bordell WASHINGTON, mother Beverly WASHINGTON, mother Lisa BRACKEN - talk about Christmas and lack of money for kids.] Methods of Christmas giving reviewed; details given of Postal Service program to answer letters to Santa from poor children. [Postal worker Toni KING, Santa letter answerers Donna Hendricks, Angelo CAMPOSIO - read letters, talk about Christmas for "have-not" kids.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Mixed response with regard to this year's Christmas charity noted.
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