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Persian Gulf War / Vatican / Hussein / Assassination #335108

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 24, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein noted replying to plea for peace from Pope John Paul II; letter quoted. Report introduced.

(Amman: Allen Pizzey) Hussein's strategy analyzed; details given of Iraqi military and Hussein's psychology. ["Jane's Defence Weekly" Paul BEAVER, political analyst Jerrold POST - comment.] ......

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(State Department: Bill Plante) Allied forces' unspoken desire to kill Hussein examined. [On Tuesday, British Prime Minister John MAJOR, President BUSH - say they wouldn't mind seeing him dead.] [State Department spokeswoman Margaret TUTWILER - clarifies policy.] [Representatives Bob CLEMENT, Lee HAMILTON, Senator Alfonse D'AMATO - comment.] Assassination noted illegal; hunting of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega recalled.

Pizzey, Allen;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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