ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 08, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: John McWethy) Decision of Mikhail Gorbachev to return home from United States visit due to earthquake in Armenia featured; scenes shown of Gorbachev at gala United Nations reception, details given of working out of decision to return. Calls from Soviet ambassador Yuri Dubinin to national security advisor Colin Powell to President Reagan and foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze's announcement described. Gorbachev's military reduction proposal reviewed. [Senator John GLENN - says Gorbachev proposals brings arms decision forward.]
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