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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 23, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Kiev: Jim Laurie) Confusion about the medical damages from the nuclear accident at Chernobyl five years ago examined; scenes shown of children suffering from a wide range of diseases. [Child hematologist Dr. Tatanya SHUMICHINA - describes children's medical problems.] [Mother Nina JURA - (thru translator) talks about her daughter's disease.] International doctors' findings that children did not receive high enough doses of radiation to make them seriously ill outlined. [Soviet epidemiologist Dr. Yuri SCHERBAK - (thru translator) calls the report false.]

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim

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