ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 1975
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(Studio) Ethiopian leader, Haile Selassie, 83, dies. Rptd. ill for mos. due to prostate disorder.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Ethiopia) Few cried when Selassie deposed by military officers in 1974. Lack of reaction at death noted. Mussolini's troops invaded country in 1935. Selassie pleaded cntry.'s case before League of Ntns. Italians defeated in 1941 by Ethiopians and allies. Many believe he would have been mourned more if he'd stepped down willingly.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
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