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We Are The World Fund Raising #95703

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 24, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Hollywood, California) Commercial success of "We Are the World" fund-raising record and campaign noted; background to recording recalled, scenes shown courtesy CBS Records. Problems preventing funds raised so far from reaching famine victims in Africa examined. [USA for Africa Fndn. spokesperson Marty ROGOL - cites delay in receive royalty checks from CBS Records; thinks it will be summer before Africa benefits from campaign] [BUYER - resents delayed aid.] [Kenny ROGERS - cites complexity in operation.] Projected budget of funds raised through group's efforts outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

(Studio) "20/20" announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Gary
Duration:
00:03:00

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