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Persian Gulf Crisis / Negotiations / Kuwait Embassy #330653

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 30, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Wyatt Andrews) President Bush reported inviting Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz to Washington and offering to send Secretary of State James Baker to Baghdad for direct talks. [At press conference today and on November 19, BUSH - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Bill Whitaker) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein said expected to accept offer; reaction to yesterday's United Nations vote examined; scenes shown from Iraqi television and of British, Swedish and Finnish hostages departing Baghdad; Americans leaving with former boxer Muhammad Ali mentioned. [Hostage Harry Brill EDWARDS - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Iraqi delivery of food to United States embassy in Kuwait reported; plight of ambassador West Nathaniel Howell and others reviewed. [At news conference, BUSH - reads notes from State Department phone call.] Hussein's August decision to allow United States Navy to board Iraqi vessels recalled.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Testimony of former top intelligence official, retired Lieutenant General William Odom, at Congressional hearings on Persian Gulf crisis reported. Report introduced.

(Capitol: Bob Schieffer) Congressional opinion of Bush's negotiation offer examined; criticism for not consulting with Congress recalled. [Senators George MITCHELL, Sam NUNN, Representative Thomas FOLEY, BUSH, Senator Edward KENNEDY - comment.] Special session issue mentioned.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob;
Whitaker, Bill

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