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Gulf Crisis: The President #572555

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) President Bush's reasons for military deployment to Saudi Arabia: oil, nuclear weapons and hostages, examined. [BUSH - describes oil prices' effect on economy.] [Middle East specialist Ted CARPENTER - criticizes Bush's reasoning.] Vice President Dan Quayle said pointing out former president Jimmy Carter's Persian Gulf war threat; Senator Albert Gore noted refuting Bush's claim that Iraq has nuclear weapons. [Middle East specialist Janne NOLAN - comments.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw; White House: John Cochran) Creation of Bush doctrine, maintaining world order through United Nations peacekeeping forces, reported; Bush noted preparing to make television speech after South American trip.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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