NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 23, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Baghdad: John Simpson) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's televised meeting with British hostages reported; scenes shown. [HUSSEIN - (thru translator) speaks with child; tells "guests" of their purpose.] [WOMAN - talks with Hussein.] Atmosphere in Baghdad, Iraq, described.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) State Department and British response to Hussein's video tape quoted. [In London, grandmother of hostages Alma MORTON - comments on seeing tape.] New clues to hostages' locations reported given by two Polish workers returning from Iraq. Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Fred Francis) Hussein reported pulling best forces back into Iraq, which Pentagon says shows he is more concerned with defense than offense.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Ambassador to United Nations Thomas Pickering reported saying tentative agreement has been reached in United Nations Security Council about use of force in naval blockade. Report introduced.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw; Kennebunkport: John Cochran) President Bush reported expected to call for enforcement of blockade regardless of UN resolution.
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