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Persian Gulf Crisis / Iraq / Infant Mortality #330987

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 26, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Richard Wagner) Claim by some United States doctors back from Iraq that United Nations sanctions have doubled infant mortality rate there examined; hospital scenes shown. [Saddam General Hospital Dr. Gassem Mohammed ESMALEL - says children are suffering from lack of food and medicine.] [Dead baby's MOTHER - (thru translator) blames President Bush.] Shipment of medicine through Jordan shown. [Jordanian Red Crescent Society Dr. Mohammed al-HADID - says medicine is needed.] Charges against Iraq that it took incubators from Kuwait causing premature babies to die outlined.

Schieffer, Bob;
Wagner, Richard

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