Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(London: Barry Petersen) Recent massacre of civilians by the military in East Timor, Indonesia, featured; details given; excerpt shown from Yorkshire television of Catholic Mass for a student killed in a demonstration against the forced rule of Moslem Indonesia. Seizure of East Timor in 1975 by Indonesia recalled; United States and United Nations status on Indonesia's takeover noted; exclusive videotape shown of East Timor protesters fleeing from the military attack. ["New Yorker" Allan NAIRN - explains how the military opened fire on protesters.] Videotape of massacre said to spark European outrage and United Nations calls for an investigation.
- Petersen, Barry;
- Rather, Dan
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
- You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
- You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
- If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.