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Ethiopia / Famine #303489

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 10, 1985
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(Studio) Extent of famine relief received by Ethiopia since last year and government's request for more due to recent rains noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Factors prohibiting famine relief from benefiting all the victims examined; films shown. [Grassroots International spokesperson Chris CARTTER - accuses aid community of silence on true nature of Ethiopian famine.] Ethiopian civil war's role in preventing famine aid from reaching all in need discussed. [Christian Aid spokesperson Kate PHILLIPS - cites lack of aid to those in rebel-held territory.] [UN Disaster Relief Org. spokesperson M'Hamed ESSAAFI - explains UN's inability to help.] [Catholic Relief Services spokesperson Lawrence PEZZULLO - cites lack of involvement in programs bringing aid through Sudan to rebel-held territories.] [Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere spokesperson Dr. Philip JOHNSTON - acknowledges failure in changing attitude of Ethiopian government toward famine relief.]
REPORTER: Steve Kroft

Kroft, Steve;
Rather, Dan

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