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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Map / Exiles #130511

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 28, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Iraq reported redesigning its maps to make Kuwait the 19th province and renaming capital, Kuwait City, Kuwait, Kadhima. Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) Kuwaiti exiles in Saudi Arabia featured; details given of Saudi government's free and open-ended help for these refugees; scenes shown. [Auto dealer Zain al-RIFAI - cites losses.] [Saudi official Adel al-JUBEIR - notes help for Kuwaiti brothers.] [Kuwaiti student Dhahouk al-BANWAN - says she is angry.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(London: Jim Bittermann) Kuwait's money in exile examined; scenes shown of Kuwaitis at London pub; details given of Kuwait's portfolio of foreign investments based in Britain. [Finance minister Sheik Ali al- Khalifa al-SABAH - says we have full control over money.]

Bittermann, Jim;
Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill

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