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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Iraqi Embassy / Baghdad / Hostages #576942

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 27, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(State Department: John Dancy) In retaliation for treatment of Americans in Kuwait and Iraq, State Department reported calling in Iraqi ambassador Mohamed Sadiq al-Mashat to expel two-thirds of Iraqi embassy personnel; details given of Iraq's detainment of American diplomat's sons. [State Department spokeswoman Margaret TUTWILER - makes announcement.] [MASHAT - protests expulsions.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baghdad, Iraq: Keith Miller) Hostages being held by Iraq as "human shields" mentioned; conditions in Baghdad, Iraq, featured; scenes shown of Iraqi photograph opportunities. [Two IRAQIS - say don't want war.] Live telephone report from Keith Miller on foreign news censorship presented.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Iraqi television's new program, using hostages, featured; television scenes shown.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John;
Miller, Keith
Duration:
00:05:20

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