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Persian Gulf Crisis #571981

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Arthur Kent) After Saudi Arabian King Fahd and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak made joint call for Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to withdraw from Kuwait, King Fahd and defense minister Sultan Abdul bin Aziz al-Saud reported making conciliatory statements towards Iraq; statements quoted on screen. [Saudi ambassador Prince BANDAR bin Sultan - comments on United Nations resolutions.] [On Sunday, Prince SULTAN - (thru translator) talks about Iraq's rights.] Hussein's claims illustrated on screen. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell reported meeting with Prince Sultan in Jidda, Saudi Arabia; scenes shown.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Connecticut: John Cochran) President Bush's response to Saudi remarks examined; scenes shown of protest against war. [At Burlington, VT, Republican rally, BUSH - comments on compromise possibility and protests.] Hussein reported releasing all French and some British and American hostages. [Former hostage Jared SCOGNA - comments on leaving father behind.] [BUSH - responds to hostage releases.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
Kent, Arthur

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