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Persian Gulf Crisis / Hostages / Bush #572226

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Charles McLean) United States diplomat in Baghdad reported releasing text from two letters written by American hostages describing prison- like conditions. [Iraqi information MINISTER - denies accounts; invites relatives of hostages to visit at Christmas time.] [Hostage wife Donnita COLE - comments.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Orlando: John Cochran) President Bush reported insisting that his talk about hostages is not a campaign ploy or a preparation for war. [At Orlando, Florida, BUSH - comments on hostages.] [Earlier, in Omaha, Nebraska, Barbara BUSH - answers question about negotiating with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.] [On "Today", United States Kuwaiti ambassador's WIFE - talks about new well in embassy.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) NBC News-"Wall Street Journal" poll cited regarding Persian Gulf crisis and Bush's job rating.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
McLean, Charles

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