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Hunger / Special Report #477492

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 03, 1974
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(Studio) Malnutrition deadly. Venezuela subject of following report on malnutrition.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Caracas, Venezuela) Venezuela's wealth comes from oil, but many people live at Caracas garbage dump where wealth is foreign word. All of children at dump suffer from malnutrition. [Center for nutritional recuperation director Carlos MEDINA - shows babies affected by malnutrition; explains each case.] Chronic malnutrition can cause permanent damage to children's brains and nervous systems. [MEDINA - says world to see results of today's malnutrition in 20 years] Venezuela can do something about malnutrition because of its wealth from oil.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst

(Studio) Worst part of world for hunger is in Africa. Report on famine to be shown later in month by Liz Trotta.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Streithorst, Tom

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