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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 27, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Today's events in Persian Gulf reviewed; details given of Navy's boarding of tanker in Red Sea, of taking of new hostages in Iraq, of Iraq's clarification of statements threatening diplomats for sheltering foreigners, and of reduction of planned arms sales by United States to Saudi Arabia. Report introduced.

(US Capitol: Andrea Mitchell) Level of support in Congress for President Bush and his Persian Gulf policy examined. [BUSH - says support for our Middle East effort is strong.] Scenes shown from Minneapolis, Minnesota, of demonstration against deployment of United States troops. [Senators Terry SANFORD, Bob KERREY, William COHEN - talk about options to war and support in Congress for Bush.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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