ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 07, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Mogadishu: Bill Redeker) The United States military getting ready for its work in Somalia featured; scenes shown from Mogadishu, which is controlled by armed, roving gangs. [Envoy Robert OAKLEY - says Operation Restore Hope is a humanitarian operation.] [Somalia warlord General Mohammed Farah AIDID - says a meeting with Oakley is needed to avoid misunderstanding.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings; Mogadishu: Ted Koppel) The timetable for, and role of, the United States Marines in Somalia and the food relief situation discussed.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Drop in the level of fighting in Mogadishu this weekend noted.
(Baidoa: Don Kladstrup) The situation in Baidoa, Somalia, known as the "city of death," where violence by armed gangs has escalated, examined; scenes shown. [Relief WORKER, CARE's Richard CHAMBERS, Dr. Victoria POWERS - comment.]