NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 12, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(White House: John Cochran) Lighting of the White House Christmas tree, attended by freed Lebanon hostages, outgoing United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar, and United Nations special envoy Giandomenico Picco featured; scenes shown. Two remaining German hostages and remains of two American hostages yet to be returned mentioned. [President BUSH - speaks to freed hostages.] Thanks reported given to Perez de Cuellar and Picco; "Today Show" weatherman Willard Scott shown speaking in a Santa suit; technical difficulties in lighting the Christmas tree noted.
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