CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 10, 1990
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(Cairo, Egypt: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Cairo: Bob Simon) Reasons why President Bush was successful in asking Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak for help detailed; history given of US-Egypt relations. Egyptian policy of liberalization and conciliation contrasted with Iraqi tradition of dictatorship and expansionism; scenes shown from along River Nile; Iraqi President Saddam Hussein mentioned. [Egyptian sociologist Saad el-Din IBRAHIM - comments on superior cultural and political leadership of Cairo, Egypt.]
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