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Persian Gulf Conflict / Hostages / Blockade #577459

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 03, 1990
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Iraq reported not allowing planes which would take away foreign hostages to land until Iraqi planes allowed to land on foreign soil. Portions of following report noted removed by Iraqi censors. Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Mike Boettcher) Iraq's understanding of the importance of video examined; scenes shown from Iraqi photograph opportunities in Baghdad, Iraq. [Speaker of Iraqi parliament Sahdi SULAH - speaks to a crowd of militia men; comments on American hostages.]

(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Plight of Asian refugees stranded in Jordan reported; scenes shown from refugee camps. Report introduced.

(New York: Stan Bernard) Americans who made it back to the United States and those who remain featured; scenes shown. [Debbie WILLIS - talks about trying to escape across desert and being captured by soldiers.] [Former HOSTAGE, HUSBAND - comment.] [Mother of hostage Ruth BANI - worries about daughter.]

(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.

(Amman, Jordan: Keith Miller) Success of United Nations economic sanctions reported; leaks in boycott detailed; scenes shown of trucks crossing border at Ruweished, Jordan. [Jordanian economist Fahed FANEK - talks about sanctions.] British officials noted suggesting air blockade.

Bernard, Stan;
Boettcher, Mike;
Miller, Keith;
Williams, Mary Alice

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