CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 12, 1984
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(Studio) Admin.'s response to Ethiopian government official's claim yesterday that West is responsible for famine there noted; extent of United States famine relief aid so far mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Eritrea, Ethiopia) Role of pols. in preventing relief aid from reaching rebel-held provinces of Tigre and Eritrea examined; films shown. What aid does reach famine-striken region said coming from Sudan; Ethiopian government reported refusing to distribute aid in area. [Eritrean relief association spokesperson Askalou MENKERIOS - cites misconception that food is reaching province.] Guerrillas' effort to care for POWs and residents described, shown.
REPORTER: John Blackstone
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