CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 15, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Reaction of France to Iraq's entrance into their embassy in Kuwait to take French citizens and Iraq's opening up the border between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia reported. Report introduced.
(Baghdad: Bert Quint) Arrival in Iraq of videotaped message from President Bush that will be shown on Iraqi television featured. [Iraqi information minister Naji al-HADITHI - says we won't change any words in the speech and that Iraqi soldiers are ready to fight.] [On Iraqi TV, British citizen Peter AGNEW - comments.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Amman: Tom Fenton) Issue of Arab solidarity featured; details given of Pan-Arab conference in Amman, Jordan, in support of Iraq and announcement by Egypt and Bahrain of restrictions on travel of Arabs supporting Iraq; scenes shown of exiled Palestinian leaders George Habash and Nayef Hawatmeh at Amman conference. [HAWATMEH, two DELEGATES - talk about war.] Groundswell of anti-Americanism in Arab nations reviewed.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Return home of first contingent of US reservists sent to the gulf reported; scenes shown of them being greeted by relatives upon return. Returning American hostages, including Thomas Ewald, who has asthma, shown.