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Kuwait / Israel / Oil Well Fires / Pollution #134704

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 17, 1991
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Significance of Kuwait's full-page ad in the "Washington Post" that spells out "Israel" on the map cited. Report introduced.

(Kuwait: Jerry King) The continuing oil well fires in Kuwait featured; scenes shown; details given of resulting health problems for people, animals, plants and birds. [Environmentalist Randy THOMAS - talks about the air pollution dangers.] [Environmental council Ibrahim HADI - minimizes danger.] [Kuwaiti Hassan SULTAN - comments.] [Environmental chemist Dr. Sami al-YAKOOB - describes damage to plant life.]

King, Jerry;
Sawyer, Diane

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