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Persian Gulf Crisis / Hostages #330250

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 31, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Wyatt Andrews) New statements from President Bush about American hostages in Iraq examined. [BUSH - comments.] Released French hostages noted saying conditions are worsening for Americans. [Former hostage Jean-Michelle LETURCQ - comments.] [Chancellor HOFFMAN - talks about brother, Miles Hoffman, who was wounded during escape attempt.] [BUSH - talks about use of force and economic sanctions.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Eric Engberg) Iraq's response to Bush's statements examined. [Iraqi information minister Latif Nassif JASSEM - proposes taping television messages from guests; comments on Secretary of State James Baker's charges of mistreatment.] [Iraqi ambassador Mohamed Sadiq al-MASHAT - comments on allegations of abuse.] Iraq noted not allowing journalists or humanitarian agencies to visit human shield locations.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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