ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 22, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(London, England: John Laurence) Chernobyl disaster's international impact reviewed; scenes shown. Swedish farmers Bo and Margareta Berggren's experience cited as example [Bo BERGGREN - cites radioactive farmland in area.] [Margareta BERGGREN - hopes to save children.] [Bo BERGGREN - expects to leave farm.] Econ. devastation of Lapland reindeer herders, British shepherds, Italian and Swiss fishermen, West German dairy industry described; increase in Downs Syndrome infants born in West Berlin noted. [German parliament mbr. Petra KELLY - accuses government of lying.] [World Health Org. spokesperson Ian WADDINGTON - accuses West European govts. of deceiving populace.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) "Nightline" announced.