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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 05, 1992
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) United Nations said telling relief workers to leave two hard-hit towns in famine-stricken Somalia because of roving gunmen reported.

(Mogadishu: Dan Rather) The situation in Mogadishu as everyone waits for the United States military to arrive updated.

(Mogadishu: Allen Pizzey) The relief effort in Somalia featured; scenes shown from a grain warehouse in the port of Mogadishu. [Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere Rhodri WYNN-POPE - comments.] The payoffs of food to rival clans for allowing relief supplies to go through noted. [United Somali Congress Abdul Kadar Sheik MAO - says it's not a bribe.] French aide group shown bringing sacks in by the sea.

(Mogadishu: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Mogadishu: Bob Arnot) The victims of famine in Somalia featured; scenes shown of the children in Mogadishu and their graves outside of town. [Two SOMALIS - (second through translator) comment.] [International Medical Corps Sam TOUSSIE - explains what malnutrition does to the children.] CDC (Centers for Disease Control) report on the children of the famine belt outlined.

(Mogadishu: Dan Rather) Interview with the two best-known leaders of Somali warring factions presented. [Somali faction leader Mohammed Farah AIDID - supports the presence of Americans.] [Somali faction leader Ali Mahdi MOHAMMED - says he will help to bring peace and unity.] [In the marketplace, two SOMALIS - comment.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Statement from Pope John Paul II that feeding the hungry is a moral duty reported; scenes shown from Rome, Italy, where he spoke to a conference on malnutrition.

Arnot, Bob;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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