NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 10, 1984
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(Studio) Union Carbide reported acknowledging past concerns about safety procedures for methyl isocyanate gas at its Bhopal, India, plant, site of recent leak.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(NYC) [Corporation chairperson Warren ANDERSON - is confident Bhopal victims can be fairly compensated without economy damage to Union Carbide.] Company's stock since disaster outlined; Union Carbide's efforts to reassure investors described. [Chemical analyst William YOUNG - believes company will continue profitably.] Company's public relations program detailed on screen, discussed. [Harvard professor Stephen GREYSER - assesses Union Carbide's response to gas leak.] Questions remaining unanswered considered.
REPORTER: Mike Jensen
(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Bhopal, India) Potential legal action against Union Carbide by attys. such as Melvin Belli examined; films shown. Cultural and economy factors facing survivors explained; one family named in report, their situation outlined as ex. [BELLI - explains his approach to class action suit.]
REPORTER: John Cochran
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