ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 09, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(White House: Brit Hume) Background to President Bush's decision to send troops to region following Iraq's invasion of Kuwait featured; details given of chronology of Bush's statements leading up to decision to send troops to Saudi Arabia. [Last week, BUSH - comments.] [With British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in Colorado, BUSH - says he has a call in to King Fahd.] Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney, Japanese Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein mentioned. [Later, BUSH - says Iraqis lied.]
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