NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 13, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Diyarbakir, Turkey: Dennis Murphy) Operation "Provide Comfort," relief effort for Kurdish refugees that is being run by the American military, featured; scenes shown from a camp on the Iraq-Turkey border where food and supplies are air-dropped in the mountains. [Navy pilot Lieutenant Walter Bruce WATSON - comments.] Scenes shown from aboard Navy helicopters dropping supplies.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) The Kurdish people profiled; map shown.
(Montgomery, Alabama: John Cochran) President Bush, his gulf policy and the Iraqi refugees examined; scenes shown of Bush fishing in Pintlala, Alabama, and giving speech at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. [BUSH - says Kuwait is free, but no American soldiers will be shoved into a civil war in Iraq.]
(Studio: Garrick Utley) German foreign minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher reported stating Iraqi President Saddam Hussein should be tried by the United Nations as a war criminal.