NIGHTLINE. 22/01/1991

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Report of day 6 from the Gulf.

Iraq displays captured Allied pilots on Iraqi television. Iraq’s threat to use prisoners as human shields prompted out rage by allied leaders. Speakers: George Bush,
(U.S President), Khalid Al Shewayish, (Iraqi Charge D’Affaires), Pete Williams, (Defense Department Spokesman)

Peace protesters marched on parliament today, demanding New Zealand keep out of the Gulf War. The Governor General opened parliament with a mesaage to peace groups and parliament held a special one day session to debate the war. Speakers: Jim Anderton, (New Labour Leader), Dame Catherine Tizard, (Governor General) Jim Bolger, (Prime Minister), Mike Moore, (Opposition Leader)

A second team of Medics is to be deployed to the Gulf following a British request. The government has also approved funding for a red cross team.

The last Kiwi members of a UN Peace Keeping force returned home today after a 26 month vigil alone the Iranian border with Iraq Speaker: Steve Gillingham, (Detachment Commander), Ken Gayfer, (Deputy Air Chief of Staff)

A North Shore man spends 27 years building a castle. Speakers: Esme Reid, Ron Reid (Castle Builder)

New Zealand has joined international condemnation of Soviet intervention in both Latvia and Lithuania.

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Year 1991

Reference number F102953

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series Nightline

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:56:00

Production company TV3

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Credits Presenter: Joanna Paul
Presenter: Belinda Todd
Reporter: Max Haden
Reporter: Bill Ralston
Reporter: Jeff Hampton
Reporter: Tukoroirangi Morgan (Waikato; Tainui)
Reporter: Bob McNeil

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