NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 06, 1992
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(Studio: Margaret Larson) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Hager) Problems in determining the number of Iraqi casualties in the Persian Gulf war featured. [US commander General H. Norman SCHWARZKOPF - opposes the "body count business."] Internal controversy over casualty figures determined by a low-level civil servant in the Census Bureau detailed. [Census Bureau's Beth Osborne DaPONTE - says her superior changed her figures on civilian casualties.] Rewriting of DaPonte's figures and her firing reviewed.
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