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Persian Gulf Crisis / Hostages / Bush #330368

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Eric Engberg) Iraq government reported promising to release more American hostages and inviting hostages' families to visit for the holidays; President Bush's response noted. [Iraqi information MINISTER - announces that poor, sick or elderly Americans can leave.] US diplomat in Baghdad and freed French hostages noted providing evidence of prison-like conditions for Americans. [Hostage relative Donald FATHERS - comments on holiday visit offer.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Orlando: Wyatt Andrews) While campaigning for Republicans, Bush reported stepping up verbal assault against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein; scenes shown. [At Orlando, Florida, press conference, BUSH - comments on hostages; revises goals for Persian Gulf region.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bill Plante) Administration reported insisting that talk about hostages is not a campaign ploy. [Hostage wife Lucille HUGHES - comments on politics.] [Maria LATHAM - quotes letter from husband Donald Latham, who is in hiding in Kuwait and who condones military action against Hussein.] [Hostage Will Van Dorp's father John VAN DORP - comments on holiday visit offer.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview presented with Middle East expert. [Johns Hopkins University Fouad AJAMI - comments on Bush's actions, Arab coalition and likelihood of war or negotiations.]

Reporter(s):
Andrews, Wyatt;
Engberg, Eric;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:09:10

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