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USSR / Armenia Earthquake / United States Response #560157

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 10, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(DC: Robert Hager) Efforts by United States to help Sovs. deal with earthquake in Armenia featured; scenes shown of plane chartered by State Department's Agency for International Dvt., which will be first United States relief flight and of rescue group planning to leave from Andrews AFB, DC. Pvt. organization efforts detailed; scenes shown of materiel being sent to Armenia; industrialist Armand Hammer, physicians Garo Terakian and Robert Gale mentioned.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Abernethy) Response of United States government to Soviet earthquake reported; details given of condolences from President-elect George Bush and Secretary of State George Shultz to Soviet representatives [SHULTZ - comments on evolving relationship of United States and USSR .] [Soviet ambassador Yuri DUBININ - responds.]

Abernethy, Bob;
Chung, Connie;
Hager, Robert

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