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Persian Gulf Crisis / Iran #334591

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 12, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) After President Bush told Congress that United States will stay in region until Iraqi occupation of Kuwait ends, Iranian spiritual leader Ayatollah Mohammed Ali Khamenei reported calling on Muslim nations to join in holy war; scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Doug Tunnel) In response to letter from a Thomas Ewald's mother, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein reported expected to allow asthma-suffering hostage to go. More Americans noted leaving Kuwait on chartered Iraqi jet; scenes shown from Baghdad, Iraq, airport; audio heard from Voice of America warning to American males. [WOMAN - describes stay in American embassy; comments on ambassador West Nathaniel Howell's refusal to close embassy.] Concern over Indians and Asians in Kuwait, whom Iraq will not feed, examined. [Indian MAN - says no food.]

Rather, Dan;
Tunnell, Doug

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