Search the Archive

World Food Conference #231864

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 12, 1974
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) At world food conf., United States delegates angry because President Ford fails to answer their appeal for grain aid to starving cntrys. Senators Hubert Humphrey, George McGovern, Richard Clark press Ford to action.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Rome, Italy) [HUMPHREY - believes American people want to help starving cntrys. as never before.] Emergency request sent to Ford 4 days ago. [CLARK - says unless promise of grain arrives in next day, other cntrys. won't be able to match amount from their government] [Bangladesh delegate Amir UL-ISLAM - plans to return to own cntry.; conference hasn't helped his cntry.] Conf. shows little progress toward concrete answers to hunger problem.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood

Collingwood, Charles;
Cronkite, Walter

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.