NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 28, 1987
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Acordat, Ethiopia: Mike Boettcher) Scenes shown of people waiting for food rations in Mekele, Ethiopia. Drought reported continuing. Ethiopian government's mismanagement and civil war discussed; scenes shown. [Catholic relief service spokesperson Pat JOHNS - wishes for rain.] Starvation of millions noted being likely if food supplies are depleted. United States and Canadian grain mentioned being received. [Singer Bob GELDOF - food being used as political weapon.] [Village MAN - (thru translator) war is drought.] Scenes shown of children being brought to clinic. Relief workers quoted. [WOMAN - (thru translator) there's nothing but to die.] [US A.I.D. spokesperson Fredrick MACHMER - predicts food deficit for years] Scenes shown of people waiting for food.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Next part of special segment announced.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.