NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 04, 1984
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(Studio) Believed death toll so far from gas leak in Bhopal, India, and concern over lasting effects on survivors noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Bhopal, India) Aftermath of Union Carbide plant's leak of methyl isocyanate examined; films shown. [PHYSICIAN - feels helpless to aid children.] Lasting health problems among survivors predicted by physicians listed. [Social worker Indira IYENGAR - wants plant closed permanently.] Action taken against Union Carbide officials here so far and Prime Min. Rajiv Gandhi's response to catastrophe mentioned.
REPORTER: Jonathan Mann
(Studio) Probability of death toll rising considerably, scene in Bhopal discussed.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw, Jonathan Mann
(Institute, West Virginia) Town's concern over India's gas leak since only other Union Carbide plant in world producing methyl isocyanate is located here examined. [Rehabilitation center administration John HARRISON - explains emergency evacuation precautions for students.] [Harold HERRING - acknowledges paranoia.] Company said suspending product and shipments of methyl isocyanate here yesterday. [William and Virginia WHITE - don't feel safe.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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