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Persian Gulf Crisis / Free Oil / Arab Reaction / Hostages #577129

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 10, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Rick Davis) In attempt to break economic embargo, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein reported saying he will give free oil to third world countries; scenes shown from Iraqi demonstration and from Iraqi TV. Kuwaiti, Syrian and Saudi Arabian praise of summit between Presidents Bush and Gorbachev examined. [In Cairo, Egypt, Kuwaiti foreign MINISTER, Saudi diplomat Adel al-JUBIER - comment.] Muslim World League, meeting in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, noted condemning Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. [Muslim League Abdullah NASEET - comments on Hussein's abuse of Islam.] At meeting, leader of US-based Nation of Islam W.D. Mohammed reported saying he would join volunteer force of American Muslims.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Another group of Americans reported arriving in US; scenes shown from Baltimore, Maryland. Report introduced.

(Dallas: Jim Cummins) American petroleum engineer Jimmy Hawkins' hair-raising journey to freedom with Jordanian friend from Kuwait featured. [HAWKINS - talks about experiences.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Excerpts shown from amateur video of demonstration against Iraq during early days of Kuwait occupation.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim;
Davis, Rick
Duration:
00:04:50

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