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Famine problems in Ethiopia

Title
Famine problems in Ethiopia
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:02:43
Description
Interview with a British politician (poss. Conservative Chairman John Gummer) on the famine problem in Ethiopia, and the West’s aid efforts, criticising the Russians for their lack of aid and supporting the regime which has led to a ten year civil war contributing to the famine. Says its not a time for party political or East West arguments. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
John Gummer?
Keywords
Politics; Government; Food supply; Great Britain; Conservative Party; USSR; Foreign policy; Hunger; Foreign aid; International cooperation; Famines; Ethiopia; Food aid; Disaster relief

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