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NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 22, 1991
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(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Secretary of State James Baker reported stopping in Damascus, Syria, on Middle East peace mission. Report introduced.

(Kuwait: John Dancy) Baker's warning to Kuwaiti government regarding human rights examined; scenes shown of visit with crown prince and Emir of Kuwait. [BAKER - comments on elections.] Police noted breaking up opposition group's news conference. [Kuwaiti opposition Sami al- KHATRASH - expresses bitterness at United States and Kuwait.] Baker noted visiting Americans working to cap burning oil wells; scenes shown. Saudi Arabia noted supporting Baker's Middle East peace conference but saying they won't sit down with Israel. [Saudi foreign minister Prince Saud al- FAISAL - makes statement.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John

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