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Diamond Industry / Africa / "Blood Diamond" #846902

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 09, 2006
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The movie "Blood Diamond" that tells the dark side of the diamond business in Africa noted.

(New York: Natalie Morales) The diamond industry, the civil wars across Africa in 1990s & the industry's response to the view of "the conflict diamond" as depicted in the film examined; film clips shown. [World Diamond Council's Cecilia GARDNER†- says a lot has happened since the movie's timeframe.] [Global Witness Corinna GILFILLAN†- says blood diamonds have fueled war that killed millions.] [Film director Edward ZWICK††- suggests what Americans think about.] [De Beers Rosalind KAINYAH†- defends the diamond dollars in Africa.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Morales, Natalie

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