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Sudan / Civil War / Blood Money and Oil #703664

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 21, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The continuing civil war between the Islamic government and rebel forces in Sudan featured; details given of the funding of Sudanese government forces with oil money and the criticism of Canadian investment in Sudanese oil by Talisman Energy; scenes shown of government troops and starving refugees in Sudan. [US special envoy to Sudan John DANFORTH - says two million have died in Sudan; says oil revenues should be shared.] [Sudanese People's Liberation Army John GARANG - says other countries are investing in Sudanese oil exploration because of greed; says the government regime is exploiting oil deposits.] [Talisman Energy, Inc., president James BUCKEE - defends his company's investments in Sudan.] [Attorney Stephen WHINSTON - says the company is responsible for Sudanese deaths.]

Rather, Dan

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