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Special Assignment (African Famine) #88081

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 10, 1984
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(Studio) American Red Cross' relief goal for famine-plagued Africa reported; Charlton Heston mentioned returning from tour to Ethiopia. Films shown.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Burkina Faso) Famine's impact on Africa examined; films shown. Ecological and man-made factors and treating growing desert explained, discussed; failure of large-scale international relief efforts noted. [OXFAM caseworker Peter WRIGHT - believes small-scale land reclamation projects are the answer.]
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Reporter(s):
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:03:40

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