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India / Gandhi Assassination Aftermath #534521

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 02, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(New Delhi, India) Contd. Hindu mob violence against Sikhs following Indira Gandhi's assassination by Sikh bodyguards examined; films shown [Prime Min. Rajiv GANDHI - calls for end to violence.] Secretary of State George Shultz, arriving for tomorrow's funeral, reported seeking meeting with Soviet counterpart.
REPORTER: Lloyd Dobyns

(Studio) Importance of Sikhs to Indian economy and pols. noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(New Delhi, India) Fear among Sikhs for their safety examined; films shown. [MAN - notes inability to leave hotel.] [WOMAN - describes wanton attacks on Sikhs.] Background to current tension between extremist Sikhs and government reviewed. [Sikh historian Khushwant SINGH - feels all Sikhs are being held hostage for actions of 3; fears disintegration of country if army and government can't contain violence.]
REPORTER: Henry Champ

(Studio) Gandhi's funeral plans described.

Brokaw, Tom;
Champ, Henry;
Dobyns, Lloyd

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