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Iraq / Rebellion / Refugees / Mitchell #133902

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 31, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Kirkuk: Edward Stourton) Tour for foreign journalists of battlefield in northern Iraq where government forces fought against Kurdish rebels featured; scenes shown of the now retaken city of Kirkuk, Iraq. [Provincial governor Hashim Hassan al-MAJID - (thru translator) comments.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(In occupied Iraq: Don Kladstrup) Refugees fleeing the fight between rebel armies in southern Iraq and President Saddam Hussein's forces featured; scenes shown of American soldiers celebrating Easter. [SOLDIER - talks to the troops.] [Two SOLDIERS - talk about going home.] [In Safwan, Iraq, REFUGEE - (thru translator) asks soldiers why they did not liberate all of Iraq.] [Two SOLDIERS - respond.] [Three REFUGEES (one translated) - wonder what will happen when the Americans leave.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Statement from Senator George Mitchell that US forces should shoot down Iraqi helicopter gunships being used by Hussein against the rebels reported.

Kladstrup, Don;
Simpson, Carole;
Stourton, Edward

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