CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 18, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Dacca, Bangladesh: Dr. Bob Arnot) Flood aftermath in Bangladesh featured; details given of starving, ill and homeless, scenes shown. Bangladesh likened to open sewer. [Bangladesh DR. - explains babies' conds.] Other diseases such as malaria noted spreading in Bangladesh. [Save the Children spokesperson Jerry STERNIN - comments on situation.] Relief effort discussed. [President Hossein Mohammed ERSHAD - comments on floods.] Bangladesh noted needing international aid to control flooding.
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