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Persian Gulf War / Diplomacy / Cease-Fire #133342

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 28, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Background to President Bush's decision for a formal cease-fire examined; scenes shown of president with Kuwaiti ambassador Saud Nasir al-SABAH. [BUSH - comments on American POWs and the freeing of Kuwait.] [SABAH - calls Bush "the great liberator."] Issue of missing Kuwaitis raised.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(UN: David Ensor) Negotiations between United States and Iraq through their UN ambassadors Thomas Pickering and Abdul Amir al-Anbari examined. [ANBARI - talks about repatriating POWs.] United States demands to be presented through the UN Security Council noted.

Ensor, David;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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