NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 15, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) USSR authorities quoted with regard to rescue effort after earthquake in Armenia. Report introduced.
(Spitak, USSR : Arthur Kent) British and Italian rescue leaders reported urging USSR officials to allow search for survivors to continue; details given, scenes shown. [Italian diplomacy Roberto NATALIE - comments on ethnic tensions in Armenia.] [Samuel EMILLIAN - (thru translator) says if government had moved equipment to site more quickly, his family might be alive.] Armenian tensions noted heightened by tragedy.
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