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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The year in review featured; scenes shown of the Persian Gulf crisis, a united Germany, political changes in Poland and Romania, United States demonstrations, nomination of David Souter to Supreme Court, obscenity trials, release of Nelson Mandela in South Africa, hostages in Lebanon and Iraq, United States soldiers in Saudi Arabia, shooting of Palestinians in Jerusalem, resignation of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, election of Nicaraguan President Violeta Chamorro, arrests or investigations of Manuel Noriega, savings and loan executives Charles Keating and Neil Bush and "junk bond" king Michael Milken, the budget and new taxes debate, launching and problems of Hubble Space Telescope, deaths of several actors and public figures and further scenes of the Persian Gulf region.
- Sawyer, Diane
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