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Special Segment (Starving Millions) #512682

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 23, 1980
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(Studio) Map depicting regions of Africa experiencing starvation shown; number dying from malnutrition in Karamoja province of Uganda noted. Idi Amin mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Uganda) Plight of Karamoja tribe examined; films shown. Efforts by Save the Children and World Health Org. to halt mass starvation outlined. [WOMAN - explains one family's situation.] Problem of securing food against raiders said illustrated by food stores' location and recent incident at Catholic mission; details given. [MISSIONARY - comments.] Role of Catholic priests in relief efforts noted.
REPORTER: John Hart

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Hart, John
Duration:
00:04:50

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