• Short Summary

    The United Nations Secretary General, Dr. Kurt Waldheim, held a news conference in New York?

  • Description

    The United Nations Secretary General, Dr. Kurt Waldheim, held a news conference in New York on Thursday (7 March) to report on his tour of the drought-stricken Sahelian region of West Africa. He called for an 'International effort of enormous scope' to mitigate the sufferings of the drought affected people and to counter future catastrophes of the kind that took an estimated 100,000 lives in the area this year.

    During his tour he visited Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Niger, Upper Volta, Dahomey, Togo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

    This film includes a speech by Dr. Kurt Waldheim. A transcript is given below:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA536AOR9BK6UAE4Q8N9A5QUSNY
    Media URN:
    VLVA536AOR9BK6UAE4Q8N9A5QUSNY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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