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New York City / Bhopal Gas Leak Litigation #543003

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 16, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Opening of United States litigation concerning gas leak at Bhopal, India, Union Carbide plant featured; number attys. involved noted; several named. No. clients claimed by attys. noted exceeding entire population of Bhopal. Judge John Keenan's effort to make case more manageable, include urging Union Carbide to immediately establish emergency relief fund in Bhopal, discussed [Union Carbide attorney Bud HOLMAN - claims settlement has been offered.] [Attorney Melvin BELLI - thinks prospect of settling case is ridiculous.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Stern, Carl
Duration:
00:01:50

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