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Biafran Starvation / Senate Committee #388

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 04, 1968
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(Studio) Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee , led by Senator Eugene McCarthy, opens hearings on starvation in Biafra. Senators Edward Brooke and Edward Kennedy differ on approaches. Actor, Cliff Robertson, makes appeal for help.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [KENNEDY - says United States should declare strong position on issue.] [BROOKE - doubts it'll be helpful to seek United Nations action on issue. Best solution is African solution to African problem.] [ROBERTSON - says 20 Biafran children to die each 5 minutes. 6,000 will be dead by tomorrow morning. Can Americans turn their backs on these children? What does United States government answer?]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reynolds, Frank

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