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India / Gas Leak Aftermath #88156

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 14, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced.,
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Bhopal, India) United States attys.' gathering of evidence here for use in class action suits against Union Carbide noted; films shown, Questions about their actual motives considered. [Attorney Philip CORBOY - opposes such "hustling" for business by attys.] [Attorney John COALE, ATTORNEY - defense their presence, role in suits against Union Carbide.] Attorney Melvin Belli mentioned meeting for first time with Rehman Patel, on behalf of whom he is filing class action suit.
REPORTER: Jim Hickey

(Studio) [BELLI - responds to accusation that United States attys. in India are "ambulance chasers;" explains desire to try case in United States rather than India.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter

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