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USSR / Armenia Earthquake #319384

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 19, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Red Cross spokesperson quoted with regard to supplies that have not reached Armenia earthquake victims in USSR . Report introduced.

(Leninakan, USSR : Bill McLaughlin) Suffering of earthquake victims discussed. [WOMAN - (thru translator) comments on losing her husband.] Winter weather in area noted; scenes shown of people searching for their dead family members

(Studio: Dan Rather) Mother Teresa of Calcutta shown meeting with USSR Premier Nikolai Ryzhkov in Armenia; details given.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Anthony Mason) Republican pediatric hospital in Moscow featured; scenes shown. Armenian child shown recovering. [Dr. Elena SERGEINA - (thru translator) hopes all children there survive.] Orphaned children discussed. [Child's MOTHER - (thru translator) worries about her daughter.]

Mason, Anthony;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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