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Iraq-Occupied Kuwait / American Shot / Conditions #131055

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 06, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: David Ensor) Incident in which American civilian in Kuwait was shot by Iraqis featured. [State Department spokesman Mark DILLEN - says Iraq is responsible for health of all American citizens.] [Iraqi ambassador to United States Mohamed Sadiq al-MASHAT - says American violated the curfew.] Undersecretary of State Robert Kimmitt noted also demanding that Iraq return body of American James Worthington, who died of a heart attack while under Iraqi detention.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Telephone reports given from both an American in hiding and a Kuwaiti in Kuwait; map shown of Kuwait City, Kuwait. [On poor telephone connection, "BOB" - says more Americans were taken by Iraqis today.] [KUWAITI - describes conditions in city and the Kuwaiti resistance.] Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Morton Dean) Quickening of pace of exodus of Westerners from Kuwait featured; scenes shown from Baghdad. [Upon separation of her family, British WOMAN - comments.] Voice of America broadcast played. Scenes shown from Iraqi television of Jordan's King Hussein visiting with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Stranding of 100,000 Indians in Kuwait and Iraq mentioned.

Dean, Morton;
Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter

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