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Iraq / Hussein and Bush / Sanctions / Children's Health #136151

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 04, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Grand Rapids, Michigan: Ann Compton) Accusations from President Bush against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein for his refusal to allow UN inspection of his nuclear facilities featured; scenes shown of Bush celebrating Fourth of July at parade in Marshfield, Missouri, for Persian Gulf war veterans. [BUSH - praises the liberating soldiers.] The military option reiterated.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Dennis Troute) Impact of the war and postwar sanctions on Iraqi children featured; scenes shown of them in a state of near- starvation and suffering from disease. [State University of New York Dr. Michael VIOLA - says kids will die if embargo is not lifted.] Need for massive imports of food and medicine noted.

Compton, Ann;
Simpson, Carole;
Troute, Dennis

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