CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 1979
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(Studio) United Nations estimate of amount needed to prevent continuation of mass starvation in Cambodia reported; House subcommittee said voting contribution. Amt. of rice sent by European Common Mkt. stated. Obstruction of aid distribution by controlling regime in Cambodia detailed. Pol Pot mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Thai-Cambodia Border) Influx of Cambodian refugees into Thailand examined; most said loyal to Pol Pot. Thailand said refusing to allow for. doctors into area; reasons given. President Carter's pledge to help and warning to Vietnam reported Criticism of aid program, or lack of such, outlined.
REPORTER: Dave Hatcher
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