Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Declares Bangladesh Independent - U.S. Media

U.S. Media - Sheikh Mujib Declares Independence of Bangladesh

This is a compilation of U.S. media reports from March 26, 1971 about the declaration of independence of Bangladesh.

The bitterness of poverty and resentment on East Pakistan erupted today in a kind of civil war. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the leader of East Pakistan, declared the region an independent republic, what he said will be called Bangladesh - the land of the Bengalis. - ABC News