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VANDERBILT Television News Archive -1971 records

No. Date Headline Video Type Network Begin Length
1 10/25/1971 India-Pakistan Evening News ABC 05:02:50 pm 01:30
2 11/21/1971 The Week Ahead Evening News NBC 05:50:00 pm 02:20
3 11/22/1971 India-Pakistan Dispute Evening News NBC 05:41:10 pm 02:00
4 12/07/1971 India-Pakistan / War East Evening News ABC 05:01:50 pm 02:50
5 12/07/1971 India-Pakistan / War / East Evening News NBC 05:31:40 pm 03:20
6 12/08/1971 India-Pakistan / War Evening News NBC 05:31:40 pm 04:40
7 12/09/1971 India-Pakistan / United Nations / War / East Evening News ABC 05:02:00 pm 02:50
8 12/09/1971 India-Pakistan/War East Evening News NBC 05:31:30 pm 02:50
9 12/10/1971 India-Pakistan / War East Evening News NBC 05:31:30 pm 03:10
10 12/13/1971 India-Pakistan / War East Evening News CBS 05:31:10 pm 02:50
11 12/13/1971 India-Pakistan / War East Evening News NBC 05:31:30 pm 07:10
12 12/14/1971 India-Pakistan / War East Evening News CBS 05:37:30 pm 02:40
13 12/14/1971 India-Pakistan War / East Evening News NBC 05:41:40 pm 00:30
14 12/15/1971 India-Pakistan / War East Evening News ABC 05:02:10 pm 00:20
15 12/15/1971 India-Pakistan / War East Evening News CBS 05:31:10 pm 01:40
16 12/15/1971 India-Pakistan / War East Evening News NBC 05:31:30 pm 04:10
17 12/15/1971 India-Pakistan / War East Evening News CBS 05:35:00 pm 02:40
18 12/23/1971 Pakistan / India Evening News NBC 05:51:40 pm 00:30
19 12/29/1971 Pakistan Prisoners Evening News NBC 05:45:10 pm 01:50
20 12/31/1971 West Pakistan Evening News NBC 05:37:30 pm 02:20

Video: Village Massacre

ABC News (11/30/1971): Village Massacre

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Video of the aftermath of a massacre in a village near Dhaka. 75 villagers – men, women, children – were killed by the Pakistani army. Many bodies were burned, women were raped, and babies were bayoneted before the village was burned.

As the Pakistan army started to lose its grip on Bangladesh in late November of 1971, more and more foreign reporters started to venture into the country. As reporters began to enter villages and towns in Bangladesh, they discovered the aftermath of the massacres by the Pakistan army. The full extent of the genocide began to emerge in the following months.

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