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Special Assignment (Ethiopia Famine) #106387

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 12, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Ethiopia: Don Kladstrup) Drought in Ethiopia and possibility of another famine featured; details given, scenes shown of 1984 drought and famine. [World Vision president Bob SEIPLE - says people will starve.] Problem of cycles of famine here described. [US charge d'affaires James CHEEK - says problems could come sooner than expected.] Lack of food in Tigre province already noted. Unexpectedness of this year's drought mentioned; scenes shown. Programs for and government responses to drought preparedness detailed. [UN World Food Program spokesperson Michael PRIESTLY - discusses distribution of food.] War with Eritrean rebels noted; scenes shown. [Save the Children spokesperson Dr. Gerry SALOLE - says development aid is needed.]

Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don

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