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Somalia / United States Policy / Aidid Interview #347488

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 20, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Rocket grenades reported fired at two US helicopters in Somalia.

(Mogadishu: Allen Pizzey) Somali warlord General Mohammed Farah Aidid interviewed; scenes shown of United States Army Rangers, who are leaving Somalia. [In exclusive interview, AIDID - (with transcription on screens) talks about negotiating; says the US forces should leave and the United Nations effort should concentrate on humanitarian aid.] [UN special envoy retired Admiral Jonathan HOWE - talks about peace; adds that Aidid should be held accountable.]

Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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