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Iraq / United Nations Inspectors / Hussein #582875

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Fred Francis) Iraq-UN inspectors standoff featured. Iraq said to have agreed to let United Nations inspectors leave the country with the documents. United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar's permission for Iraq to have an inventory of the documents mentioned. [PEREZ de CUELLAR - (transcription on screen) says we are close to a solution.] Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's reputation for wrecking agreements with demanding details noted. [State Department spokesman Richard BOUCHER - comments.] Arrival of F-111 bombers in Turkey mentioned; August 1990 scenes of warplanes shown. Impact of crisis on nations which supplied Iraq with nuclear technology noted.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Amman: Tom Aspell) Hussein's behavior featured; scenes shown of government-sanctioned demonstration near United Nations inspectors in Baghdad on Wednesday. Playing to the Iraqi people said to be Hussein's driving force; scenes shown from January 11 and May 3 of Hussein with people. Scenes shown of torture and executions from Kurdish opposition group videotape said stolen from Iraqi secret police. Hussein shown riding white horse.

Aspell, Tom;
Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred

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