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India / Gas Leak Aftermath #534881

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 11, 1984
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(Studio) Union Carbide officials reported apparently trying to lay blame for recent gas leak in Bhopal, India, on its company officials there; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Institute, West Virginia) Union Carbide's press tour of plant here featured; chairperson Warren Anderson recalled claiming Bhopal and West Virginia plants are almost identical in their operations. [Company spokesperson Jackson BROWNING - claims Indian affiliate was responsible for plant's design.] [Mayor Frank LEONE, citizen action group spokesperson Perry BRYANT - react differently to plant tour.]
REPORTER: Dennis Moore

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(New Delhi, India) Mother Teresa's arrival in Bhopal featured; films shown. [Mother TERESA - urges forgiveness.] Demonstration protesting Union Carbide described, shown; rally for Prime Min. Rajiv Gandhi noted. Pol. factors for him in leak, in light of upcoming election to decide his political future, considered.
REPORTER: John Cochran

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
Moore, Dennis

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