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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Iran / Hussein #576868

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 21, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Iraq noted completing withdrawal from Iran; Iran-Iraq war recalled. Report introduced.

(Cairo: Mike Boettcher) Megalomaniac Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's use of modern technology to build his image featured; scenes shown of ancient monuments in Luxor, Egypt, from Iraqi television and of monument built by Hussein's ancient predecessor King Nebuchadnezzer of Babylon. [Psychiatrist Dr. Akhmed OKASHA - comments on comparisons to Hitler.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Pentagon reasons for soldiers to remain unidentified noted.

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom

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