NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 1969
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(Studio) Secretary of State William Rogers asks Biafra to let relief planes with food fly in daytime. Biafra fears bombs will come in, rather than food. Children divided into those who can and can't be saved.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Biafra) Relief groups estimate 2 million dead from malnutrition diseases and starvation. Feared million to die in next few months. Limited supplies mean only those most likely to live get supplies. Children shown. Many beyond reach of supplies. 500 tons of food needed to feed those in relief camps. 200 tons get in. Biafra and Nigeria need to set agreement on daylight relief flights, or if International Red Cross willing to resume night flights. [Bishop Jos WHELAN - fears war's continuation.]
REPORTER: Alan Hart British Independent TV-Network