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India / Gas Leak Aftermath #535277

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 1984
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(Studio) Union Carbide chairperson Warren Anderson reported arrested and later released in Bhopal, India; poison gas leak at Union Carbide plant there recently recalled.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Bhopal, India) [ANDERSON - sends message to wife; explains his trip to India; defs. company's safety standards internationally.] Chgs. lodged against him mentioned. [US CONSULATE spokesperson - seeks access to Anderson from police.] Latest official death toll and survivors' continuing effort to recover discussed; officials' rationale for purposely misreporting death toll immediately following leak explained. Pol. factors involved in filing chgs. against Union Carbide discussed.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Class action suit reported filed against Union Carbide for Indian victims; details given.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Cochran, John;
Utley, Garrick

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