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A Closer Look (Food Crisis) #890195

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 10, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A closer look at the food crisis in poorer countries around the world introduced; World Food Program statistics cited.

(New York: David Muir) The reasons for the world's hunger presented; scenes shown from Haiti, Senegal and Egypt; food price statistics cited. [In Cairo, ABC reporter Bill WEIR†; in Kenya, reporter Jim SCIUTTO; in Beijing, reporter Stephanie SY†; in India, reporter Nick SCHIFRIN†- talk about the food prices and what is resulting.] [U.N. World Food Program Bettiuna LUESCHER†- talks about the competition for how the land is used; illustrates the rising cost of food.]

Gibson, Charles;
Muir, David

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