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A Closer Look (Children of War) #730920

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 16, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at the child soldiers introduced; statistics cited.

(Bunia, Congo: David Wright) The child soldiers of the civil war in Congo featured; scenes shown of the boys drilling & of the presence of French peacekeepers. [Save the Children Libby KENNARD†- talks about the 12-year-old soldiers.] [MUNOC child protection officer Kristine PEDUTO††- says 50 percent of the soldiers are kids.] [French SOLDIER - comments on the children.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage on noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Wright, David

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