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Iraq / Nuclear Weapons / Baghdad #581868

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 25, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) Mood at the White House now that deadline has passed for Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to reveal extent of his nuclear weapons featured. [President BUSH - comments.] [US ambassador to United Nations Thomas PICKERING - says Iraq has not given final declaration.] Possibility of military strikes if United Nations inspectors are not given access to sites on Saturday noted. [British ambassador to United Nations Sir David HANNAY - backs US.] Announcement by United States military that task force along Iraq border has 5,000 poised troops mentioned.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw; Baghdad: Tom Aspell) Air of concern in Baghdad about an air attack featured; scenes shown of city and of Hussein, who seems to be more concerned with consolidating his position at home than with a United States deadline.

Aspell, Tom;
Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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