CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 13, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(NYC: Bruce Morton) United States response to earthquake in Armenia, USSR , featured; details given, scenes shown. [PEOPLE - comment on going to Armenia.] [Real estate developer John KNOTT - comments on helping raise money for Armenian housing.] Changing attitudes toward USSR featured; Joseph Stalin mentioned. USSR government's handling of Armenian crisis compared to Chernobyl nuclear accident. [Duke Univ. spokesperson Jerry HOUGH, Catholic Charities spokesperson Frank CARLIN - comment on impact of helping USSR .] During his visit to US, USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev recalled challenging world to unite in spirit. [KNOTT - says this situation is test for Gorbachev.]
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