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Persian Gulf Crisis / Hostages / Bush #572411

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 02, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Charles McLean) In response to President Bush's charges of brutality, Iraq reported televising hostages held at strategic sites; scenes shown from Iraqi television. [Hostages Randall HANSON, Harry EDWARDS, HOSTAGE - speak in video's interviews.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Secretary of State James Baker reported visiting Moscow next week to discuss Persian Gulf crisis with President Mikhail Gorbachev; Bush noted expected to make no military decisions until Baker returns. Report introduced.

(Rochester, Minnesota: John Cochran) Bush's changing positions on Iraq outlined; scenes shown of Bush at Rochester, Minnesota, rally. [At Cincinnati, Ohio, rally, BUSH - talks about gulf crisis.] Bush's plans to spend Thanksgiving holiday with troops noted. [After assuring Congressmen Tuesday of no military action, BUSH - makes tough talk in Alexandria, Virginia.] [At Orlando, Florida, press conference yesterday, BUSH - clarifies position.] [B'nai B'rith vice president Tom NEUMANN - criticizes Bush's comparison of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to Hitler.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
McLean, Charles

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