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Iraq / Media #130765

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 16, 1990
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(Saudi Arabia: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Morton Dean) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's media weapons examined; scenes shown from Baghdad; details given of six newspapers used by Hussein to attack his enemies without dissent. [MAN - (thru translator) describes a newspaper story.] [Director of foreign information Naji al-HADITHI - says we look for news supporting the general line.] Impact of the embargo on newspaper size noted. The two pro-Hussein television newscasts detailed and shown. Outside broadcasts from Voice of America and BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) noted.

Dean, Morton;
Sawyer, Forrest

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