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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Kuwait Embassy / Jordan Refugees #576891

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 23, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) One day before Iraqi deadline to close embassies, United States reported pulling out Marine guards and most of staff, leaving ambassador and skeleton staff. Report introduced.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw; State Department: John Dancy) Consequences of leaving embassy open considered; reasons for removing Marines given.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Last USSR citizens noted evacuating from Kuwait. Report introduced.

(Ruweished, Jordan: Keith Miller) Logjam at closed Jordan-Iraq border examined; scenes shown of convoy at Ruweished, Jordan, and of refugees stranded at border. [Two PEOPLE - comment on conditions.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John;
Miller, Keith

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