Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) New offer from United States of availability of Secretary of State James Baker for talks with Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz reported.
(State Department: John McWethy) Diplomacy between United States and Iraq featured; scenes shown of President Bush's meeting with Congressional leaders and of Baker swearing in Edward Gnehm as new ambassador to Kuwait. [White House spokesman Marlin FITZWATER - says there will be no negotiations, no compromises.] [BAKER - says we are closer to restoring Kuwait's sovereignty.] Reasons behind offer of a Baker-Aziz meeting examined. [Jordan's King HUSSEIN, Representative Les ASPIN - offer opinions on Baker-Aziz meeting.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Baker's appearance on "PrimeTime Live" previewed. Report introduced.
(Capitol Hill: Jim Wooten) Debate over role Congress should play in gulf crisis examined; scenes shown of Senate and House of Representatives convening. [Senators George MITCHELL, Brock ADAMS - offer opinions on issue.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Findings of ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on public support for Bush's gulf policy and for a war in gulf given. Report introduced.
- McWethy, John;
- Sawyer, Diane;
- Wooten, Jim
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
- You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
- You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
- If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.