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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / Bush #134025

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 10, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Response of President Bush to issue of aid to the Kurdish refugees of Iraq featured. [White House spokesman Marlin FITZWATER - says United States is leading the airlift of humanitarian aid.] Criticism of administration's policy not to intervene in Iraq's civil war outlined. [Representative Bob McEWEN - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(On the Turkish-Iraqi border: Sheila MacVicar) Plight of the refugees featured; scenes shown from Turkey where the Kurds seek medical aid, food and housing supplies. [Two KURDS - ask where is the United Nations and US.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(At the Iran-Iraq border: Forrest Sawyer) Plight of the refugees in mountains near Iran featured; scenes shown from a border point where the starving Kurds gather. [Kurdish WOMAN - blames Bush.]

Reporter(s):
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Sawyer, Forrest
Duration:
00:06:50

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