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Amoco Ruling #558687

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 11, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Chicago, Illinois, judge reported ordering record settlement for French government from Amoco; details given. Report introduced.

(Brittany, France: Jim Bittermann) 1978 Amoco oil spill off coast of Brittany, France, featured; details given, scenes shown of damages. [FISHERMAN - tells of emotional damage caused by spill.] Brittany residents reported deciding to sue Amoco. French television reported bdcsting. from Brittany village when judgement handed down in Chicago, Illinois. Amoco and Brittany both noted planning to appeal, Brittany being disappointed with amount of damages awarded them. [MAN - says he's angry.] Emotional distress to Brittany coast dwellers discussed.

Bittermann, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom

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