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India-USSR Pact / Rogers / E. Pakistan Refugees #17001

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 09, 1971
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(Studio) USSR signs 20-yr. cooperation pact with India, South Asia; India says pact doesn't change neutral status; accuses United States of being in league with Pakistan; State Secretary William P. Rogers meets with United Nations Secretary General U Thant concerning E. Pakistan, South Asia, refugees' problem.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) [ROGERS - hopes USSR -India pact will have good results; says meeting with Thant to emphasize United Nations humanitarian role in refugee problem.] Middle E. situation believed also discussed.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) E. Pakistan refugees barely existing in India.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Near Calcutta, India) Refugees recing. rice, malnutritioned children recing. milk in refugee camps; situation expected to worsen as number of refugees increase
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

Cioffi, Lou;
Koppel, Ted;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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