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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / United States Relief #134145

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 17, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Plans for United States military to establish refugees camps in Iraq for the Kurds featured; scenes shown from current camps. [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - talks about humanitarian relief.] Security measures detailed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Response from Iraqi foreign ministry to the refugee camp plan reported.

(On the Turkish-Iraqi border: Mike Lee) United States relief effort along the Turkey-Iraq border featured; scenes shown of United States troops at work. [US Navy Major John WOODHOUSE - comments on the project.] [Captain Kent HANSEN - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(On the Turkish-Iraqi border: Sheila MacVicar) Plight of the Kurdish refugees in the border camps featured; scenes shown to illustrate camp conditions. [Three KURDS - talk about President Bush's plan and their fear of going home.]

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Zelnick, Bob

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