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Kuwait / Baker Visit #134255

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 22, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Kuwait: State Department: John McWethy) Problems in postwar Kuwait featured; scenes shown of the visiting Secretary of State James Baker with Kuwaiti rulers and in the burning oil fields. [BAKER - talks about human rights abuses in Kuwait.] Role of the United States Army Corps of Engineers in restoring utilities noted. Failure of Kuwait to develop as a model of democracy for the Arab world explained.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Kuwait: Jerry King) Lack of a crisis mentality in Kuwait examined; scenes shown from across the country. [Kuwaiti businessman Dr. Hashim BEHBEHANI - says Kuwait does not take a fast approach.] The government's restrictions on the opposition detailed.

McWethy, John;
Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry

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