ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 09, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The near state of collapse of the government of Zairian President Mobutu Sese Seko updated.
(Kinshasa, Zaire: Anderson Cooper) The chaos in Mobutu's Zaire as illustrated by a visit to one hospital in Kinshasa featured; scenes shown of the crowded, undersupplied, underfunded medical site. [SURGEON - (with transcription on screen) says the hospital mirrors what is happening in Zaire.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings; White House: John Donvan) Blunt call from the White House for American ally Mobutu to leave Zaire discussed.
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