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Persian Gulf Crisis / Elections / Hostages #330491

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 02, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush's plans to spend Thanksgiving holiday with troops noted. Report introduced.

(Rochester, Minnesota: Wyatt Andrews) Bush reported campaigning for Republicans by talking about Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. [At Rochester, Minnesota, rally, BUSH - talks about gulf crisis.] [At Cincinnati, Ohio, rally, BUSH - makes similar speech.] [Senator John BREAUX, political analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - comment on Bush's attempt to distract attention from domestic agenda.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Eric Engberg) Iraq noted responding to Bush's charges of brutality by producing more hostage videos; scenes shown from Guest's News. [Four HOSTAGES - speak in video's interviews.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bob Simon) Prospects of attack against Iraq examined; Syria noted blasting White House for aid to Israel; Syrian and Egyptian objections to any attack against Iraq reported; scenes shown. [Egyptian journalist Emad ADIB - comments.] Economic embargo noted acting slowly; White House reported hoping for United Nations Security Council resolution authorizing attack against Iraq.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Iraq reported capturing and releasing three French soldiers patrolling border between Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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