The Vice President: Help for a Hungry Land

Help for a Hungry Land

NICE TO COME AND SEE US BUSH read a sign held by two camel-borne nomads at a refugee camp in central Sudan, which is struggling to accommodate some 600,000 starving Ethiopians. Accompanied by his wife Barbara, dozens of officials, private figures like TV Evangelist Pat Robertson, and a gaggle of reporters, Vice President George Bush was on a six-day swing through famine-plagued Africa that also took him to Mali and Niger. "When you see a little child a year old weighing five pounds," he said, "you better start trying to press leaders who are unwilling to help." He also preached the...

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