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Albania / Elections / Economy #140264

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 23, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A second post-Communist election in Albania in which the opposition party defeated the Communists reported; scenes shown of celebrations in Tirana, Albania.

(Shkod‰r, Albania: Jim Laurie) The economic desperation in Albania, which depends on foreign aid, featured; scenes shown of distribution of food in the countryside. [Relief worker Art MOORE - talks about ransacking of relief.] Plight of mentally handicapped children living in a state home and from a hospital specializing in malnutrition cases reviewed; scenes shown; details given of how food and clothing is stolen from these institutions by gangs of thieves. [Dr. Emil ASADOURIAN - talks about the situation.]

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim

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