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Persian Gulf Crisis / Baker Visit #126030

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 04, 1990
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Map shown of Secretary of State James Baker's planned visits to seven countries to talk with American allies about presence of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in Kuwait.

(In the gulf: John McWethy) Baker's meeting with American troops in Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown of soldiers from 1st Cavalry Division and of Baker's visit to emirate of Bahrain. [BAKER - talks to troops.] Baker noted urging each country to back a United Nations resolution authorizing use of force against Iraq; scenes shown of Baker's helicopter raising dust over troops.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Meeting in Baghdad of former Japanese prime minister Yasuhiro Nakasone with Hussein to talk about release of hostages shown.

McWethy, John;
Sawyer, Forrest

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