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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Bush, Aziz, Detainees #130272

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 15, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Strong words from President Bush about Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, and his announcement that some military reservists might be called up, noted. Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Ted Koppel) ABC News exclusive interview given with Iraqi foreign minister. [Tariq AZIZ - says State Department has rejected approaches from Iraqi ambassador and that Iraqi will not yield to intimidation; responds to question whether there will be a war between US and Iraq.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Baghdad: Ted Koppel) Discussion held of living conditions for 36 Americans detained in a hotel in Baghdad; brief scene shown of hotel pool area. Further coverage of Aziz interview on "Nightline" outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Japan and USSR reported stating their citizens are being prevented from leaving Kuwait; details given.

Jennings, Peter;
Koppel, Ted

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