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Persian Gulf Crisis / Diplomacy / Bush / Iraq / Hostages #126588

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 05, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein that Secretary of State James Baker should come to Iraq as a negotiator, not a policeman, reported.

(State Department: John McWethy) Baker's testimony before Congressional committee about United Nations policy in Persian Gulf featured; scenes shown from Capitol Hill. [BAKER - says Hussein shows no sign of complying with United Nations resolutions; talks about how force would be used.] [Senator Christopher DODD, BAKER - debate issue of talks with Iraq.] [Senator Paul SARBANES - says sanctions policy should be sustained.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Buenos Aires: Brit Hume) President Bush's comments on gulf situation during his visit to Argentina on his South American tour featured; scenes shown from Buenos Aires, Argentina. [BUSH - says there will be no concessions in talks with Iraq and it does not seem Saddam Hussein is ready to comply with United Nations resolutions.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Meeting of Hussein, Jordan's King Hussein, PLO leader Yasir Arafat and vice president of Yemen in Baghdad shown. Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Karen Burnes) Groups of Americans and Britons who went to Iraq to bring hostages home featured; scenes shown. [Hostage wife Dawn BAZNER, hostage daughter Peg KEEGAN, her BROTHER-IN-LAW - explain why they came.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Death of British hostage in Iraq reported.

Reporter(s):
Burnes, Karen;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:07:00

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