× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / Zakho #134331

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 26, 1991
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The Kurdish refugees and role of the US military and the United Nations in aiding them examined. [President BUSH - says he does not expect complications with Iraq and that United Nations has a major role to play.] [UN Secretary General Javier PEREZ de CUELLAR - says United Nations will replace the allies with its civilian staff.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Zakho: Mark Litke) Kurds, Iraqis and reporters in the town of Zakho, Iraq, featured; scenes shown of Baghdad-based foreign correspondents touring Zakho and meeting journalists coming from the other side. [London "Times" Chris WALKER - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Plans for United States to fly 1,000 Kurds down from the mountains to inspect the tent city near Zakho reported.

(On the Turkish-Iraqi border: John Donvan) Life for the Kurds in the mountain refugee camps featured; scenes shown of these makeshift camps that are finally being organized. [Kurdish WOMAN - (thru translator) says she wants to go home.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Saudi Arabia reported agreeing to take in refugees in the Kuwait-Iraq buffer zone; map shown.

Reporter(s):
Donvan, John;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark
Duration:
00:06:10

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.