Search the Archive

Liberia / Civil War / Anarchy / Child Soldiers #735386

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 2003
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.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Monrovia: Jeff Koinange) Liberia, on the brink of anarchy, featured; scenes shown from Monrovia of young, flamboyant "child" soldiers, who fought with the LURD rebels & of the looting in the capital. [Several young SOLDIERS - comment.] [Liberian defense minister Daniel CHEA†- says we have to demilitarize their brains to achieve peace.] The lack of control in the port area & the primary role of the US troops when on the ground allowing peacekeepers to secure the port discussed.

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Koinange, Jeff
Duration:
00:02:50

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:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.