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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / United Nations Cease-Fire / Shiite Refugees #580512

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 06, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Plight of Kurdish refugees fleeing Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's revenge previewed; scenes shown of Hussein, who gave in to United Nations cease-fire resolution and of Secretary of State James Baker, who is going to the Middle East to examine the refugee problem. Reports introduced.

(On the Turkish-Iraqi frontier: Mike Boettcher) Refugee camp on the Turkey-Iraq frontier featured; scenes shown of Kurds fighting for food in their no man's land camp.

(Iran-Iraq border: Keith Miller) Stream of refugees walking out of Iraq featured; scenes shown from along the road to the Iran-Iraq border. [MAN - comments.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(On the Iraqi-Kuwait border: Robin Lloyd) Third movement of Iraqi refugees in southern Iraq featured; scenes shown of Shiite refugees in American-supplied refugee camps along the Iraqi-Kuwait border. [MAN - wonders what will happen to his people when the Americans leave.] [Second MAN - says Hussein will kill us.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Tomorrow's coverage of topic on "Meet the Press" previewed.

Boettcher, Mike;
Lloyd, Robin;
Miller, Keith;
Utley, Garrick

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