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Persian Gulf Crisis / Embassies / Jordan #577399

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 26, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney reported saying Iraq might use military force to break United Nations economic blockade; Iraq noted announcing more food rationing. Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Gary Matsumoto) Jordan noted confused about enforcement of air blockade; roads between Iraq and Jordan reported still open; scenes shown from parade of Jordanian trucks filled with food, from demonstration at United States embassy and of military monuments Arc of Triumph and Martyrs' Memorial. Iraq reported warning embassies that harboring foreigners is offense punishable by death. [Fugitive "JACK" - comments.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Secretary of State James Baker's response to threat quoted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Matsumoto, Gary

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