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Iraq / United Nations Resolutions / Bush United Nations Address / Zionism / Israel #137064

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Warning from President Bush to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein that he must comply with United Nations resolutions to give up weapons of destruction noted. Iraqi soldiers noted preventing UN inspectors from keeping documents showing that Iraq has been developing nuclear weapons.

(New York: Brit Hume) Bush's speech at the United Nations that focused on Hussein's restrictions on United Nations inspectors featured; scenes shown. [BUSH - talks about Iraq; says Zionism should not be equated with racism.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Modern Zionism reviewed; details given of the political movement begun in Europe at the turn of the century led by Hungarian-born journalist Theodor Herzl; historical film shown. Bush noted calling for repeal of United Nations resolution on Zionism as part of an effort to improve United States relations with Israel.

(Tel Aviv: Dean Reynolds) Reaction of Israelis and Palestinians to Bush's United Nations address and its references to Zionism featured. [Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak SHAMIR, Tel Aviv University Joseph ALPHER, Palestinian lawyer Jonathan KUTTAB - comment.]

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean

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