NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 16, 1990
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(Saudi Arabia: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Cairo: Mike Boettcher) United States and other nations' role in creating military strongman Iraqi President Saddam Hussein examined; years of colonial rule remembered; scenes shown from remaining British resort, of British troops putting down Egyptian rebellion and from film "Lawrence of Arabia". [Egyptian actor Omar SHARIF - comments on colonialism.] [Representative Lee HAMILTON - says we gave Hussein weapons information.]
(Saudi Arabia: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow's segment previewed.
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