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Wisconsin / Nigerian Students #292272

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 17, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Menomonie, WI) Plight of Nigerian university students here stranded economically by their govts. examined. [Tony LOTT - questions future.] Situation of Alu Gabi described. [STUDENT - was told government would take care of his United States stay.] Rel. between Nigeria's dependence on oil and economy and students studying abroad explained. [Chancellor Robert SWANSON - notes total amount involved for campus' Nigerian students.] Amt. owed US colleges ntnwide. by Nigerian students mentioned. [International Student Services spokesperson Ellen LANAHAN - notes Nigerian embassy's response.] [Landlord Frank HERRMEYER - explains not evicting non-paying Nigerians.] Future of Nigerians here considered.
REPORTER: Meredith Vieira

Rather, Dan;
Vieira, Meredith

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