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World Food Conference / Hunger Report / Bangladesh #232178

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 04, 1974
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(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger visits Rome, Italy; plans to address UN world food conference tomorrow. Panel of economists and food experts suggest Americans and other affluent cntrys. eat less. Report on Bangladesh follows.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Dacca, Bangladesh) Bangladesh is starving country Refugees fleeing from floods in north, try to reach Dacca for food. Refugee influx causes death and sanitary problems. Widespread disease follows path of starvation. Much US grain earmarked for starving masses never leaves Dacca because of corruption.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

(Studio) Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz calls on USSR and oil cntrys. to do their share in providing adequate food reserves for dvting. cntrys.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Fromson, Murray

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