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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / American Politics #134112

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 15, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Above the Iraqi-Turkish border: Mike Lee) American relief efforts for Kurdish refugees featured; scenes shown from a Navy helicopter dropping supplies along the Turkey-Iraq border. [Helicopter crewman Michael BELL - talks about dumping supplies into the mountains.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Turkey reported agreeing to allow some Kurds onto its land.

(On the Turkish-Iraqi border: Sheila MacVicar) Chaotic situation facing the refugees featured; scenes shown from a refugee camp along the Turkey-Iraq border, where the people wait for help. [Kurdish COUPLE - describe the conditions they left behind.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) Democrats' criticism of President Bush's administration for its handling of the postwar situation in Iraq featured; refugee scenes shown. [Senators Dennis DeCONCINI, Jeff BINGAMAN, Representative Dan GLICKMAN - comment.] [On Saturday, BUSH - says no American soldiers will be shoved into a civil war in Iraq.]

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Roberts, Cokie

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