CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 09, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) USSR reported declaring tomorrow as national day of mourning for Armenian earthquake victims; unconfirmed death toll given. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Barry Petersen) Armenians shown sorting through debris of their homes; details given. [MEN - (thru translator) comment on difficulty of rescue effort.] [Wounded SURVIVOR - (thru translator) comments on ordeal.] Relief effort featured; people quoted. USSR officials reported admitting that they need international aid in this disaster. [Voice of American student Stella GRIGORIAN - describes scene.] Armenian church official quoted.
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