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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / United States Aid #337773

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 17, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Kurdish refugee deaths in mountains between Iraq and Turkey cited. Report introduced.

(Isikveren camp: Allen Pizzey) Riots following United States helicopter delivery of combat rations and water to Isikveren, Turkey, camp reported; scenes shown of soldiers trying to keep order; details given of living conditions; rumor of President Saddam Hussein's spies in camp noted. [Army sergeant Kevin BARNES, SOLDIER - comment.]

(White House: Susan Spencer) President Bush's policy of opening camps in northern Iraq examined; details given; scenes shown of Silopi, Turkey; policy of nonintervention in Iraqi unrest reiterated. [BUSH, Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS, Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY, Representative Lee HAMILTON, Senator Albert GORE - comment on issue.]

Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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