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Somalia / Famine Relief / United States Military / The Market Place #139377

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 06, 1992
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Mogadishu: Ted Koppel) The background to the arrival of the US Marines in famine-stricken Somalia featured; scenes shown of the helicopter carrier USS Tripoli off the coast of Somalia and from the port city of Mogadishu. [Warlord Ali Mahdi MOHAMMED - explains what he will do when the United States troops come.] [Warlord General Mohammed Farah AIDID - talks about the United States troops and his own security force.]

(Mogadishu: Bill Redeker) The aid convoy carrying wheat from Mogadishu to areas in Somalia controlled by other warlords featured; scenes shown of loaded grain warehouses and armed trucks. [Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere Rhodri WYNN-POPE - comments on the situation.]

(Mogadishu: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.

(Mogadishu: Jim Laurie) The market place in the city of Mogadishu featured; scenes shown of backstreet warehouses containing looted relief food. [International Committee of the Red Cross Horst HOMBURG - talks about the black market.]

(Mogadishu: Ted Koppel) Presentation of this week's "Nightline" from Somalia previewed.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Opposition to the United States military mission from the United States ambassador to Kenya Smith Hempstone reported.

Reporter(s):
Koppel, Ted;
Laurie, Jim;
Redeker, Bill;
Sawyer, Forrest
Duration:
00:07:20

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