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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees #134494

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 07, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(On the Turkish-Iraqi border: Sheila MacVicar) Plight of Kurdish refugees in northern Iraq featured; scenes shown of them hiking near Turkey-Iraq border. [Five MEN - describe conditions and need for help.] Americans noted beginning air drop of food for Kurds in Iraq.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Statements from Secretary of State James Baker about the situation in Iraq reported; scenes shown from his meeting with Turkey's President Turgut Ozal.

(Houston: Ann Compton) Reaction of President Bush to the Iraqi refugee problem featured; scenes shown of Bush at church service in Houston. [In church, BUSH - comments.] [On "This Week with David Brinkley", Kurdistan Front spokesman Barham SALIH - says Bush asked Iraqi people to overthrow President Saddam Hussein.] [BUSH - responds.]

Compton, Ann;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Simpson, Carole

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