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Special (War In Sahara) #493664

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 02, 1977
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(Studio) Area once called Spanish Sahara, and ruled by Spain, was put under control of Mauritania and Morocco several years ago. North part of area is rich in phosphate mines and there guerrilla group, backed by Algerians fighting Morocco, has grown up; guerrillas call selves Polisario Mvt. Story almost impossible to cover, but British freelancer recently got to guerrillas and following is 1st of 2 reports on what he found.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Sahara Desert) Report on guerrillas' war and lifestyle in desert. Guerrilla attack on Moroccan garrison shown.
REPORTER: Nicholas Downey

(Studio) Future report with regard to Sahara war noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Downey, Nicholas

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