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Ethiopia / Leland Death #570107

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 14, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Mike Boettcher) Body of Representative Mickey Leland reported not yet recovered from Ethiopian mountain; details given of recovery effort, scenes shown. [General Jim RECORD - comments on this section of cntry.] Ethiopian government reported cooperating with Air Force recovery efforts. [Ethiopian MAN - is sorry that Leland was killed.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Dan Molina) Memorial services for Leland in Washington, DC and Houston, Texas, featured; details given of his efforts to help Ethiopians and poor children in his district, scenes shown. [Friends Robert MALLETT, Dennis VAUGHN, Ben RAY - praise Leland.] [Prior to his death, LELAND - comments on helping others.]

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom;
Molina, Dan

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