CBS Evening News for
Tuesday, Oct 09, 1979


Headline: Cambodian Famine

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(Studio) Severity of Cambodian famine noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Thailand-Cambodian Border) Cambodian situation examined; films shown. [Refugee worker Steve HEDER - says they're facing end of Cambodia if something isn't done.] [World Vision International spokesperson Stanley MOONEYHAN - comments; mentions Buchenwald and Auschwitz.] Critical aspect of next few wks. outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Collins

(Studio) International relief agencies reported trying to get food into cntry but are rec. little if any cooperation from Cambodian officials.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Geneva, Switzerland) Position of Vietnam-backed government with regard to food distribution and stance of UNICEF and Red Cross outlined; results of negotiations noted being that little food has found its way into Cambodia [Refugee affairs coordinator Dick CLARK - comments.] Estimated starvation deaths by end of year unless program is implemented soon cited.
REPORTER: Susan Peterson

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Program Time:05:45:30 pm - 05:49:20 pm. Duration: 03:50
Reporters:Collins, Peter; Cronkite, Walter; Peterson, Susan
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Record Number:260989