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Persian Gulf Crisis / Hostages / Bush #126636

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 08, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Karen Burnes) Release of more American hostages from Iraq and United States embassy in Kuwait featured; scenes shown from Baghdad. [HOSTAGE - says he is disgusted with way release was handled.] [Jack STEWART - says this is a good birthday present.] Plans for transport of remaining Americans out of Iraq outlined.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Caracas: Brit Hume) Comments from President Bush on the planned evacuation of United States embassy in Kuwait featured; scenes shown of Bush during his visit to Caracas, Venezuela. [BUSH - says it is no payback to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein; talks further about use-of-force issue.] Position of Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez on Persian Gulf issues detailed.

Burnes, Karen;
Hume, Brit;
Simpson, Carole

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