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Persian Gulf War / Veterans' Illness #168400

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 28, 1996
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(Chicago: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) Indications that Iraqi poison gas may have caused the illnesses of many Persian Gulf war veterans examined; video show of US troops blowing up an ammunition dump after the war in which weapons may have leaked gas into the air, thus exposing the soldiers. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - comments.] [Veteran Larry KAY - says he does not trust the Pentagon.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:01:50

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