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Persian Gulf Crisis / Holy War / Refugees #577491

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 05, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Mike Boettcher) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein reported borrowing Iran's old strategy by calling on Arabs to unite in holy war against their leaders and President Bush; scenes shown of rally outside US embassy, from televised statement and from martyr's monument. [Former POW in Iran, Khalil HASSAN - (thru translator) says we are ready to fight US.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Amman: Keith Miller) Refugees trapped in Jordanian desert featured; scenes shown from refugee camp; food shipment and Islamic aid group's ice reported restoring order. [REFUGEE - complains.] Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Philippines governments noted unable to take back all refugees.

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom;
Miller, Keith

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