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Kuwait / Bush Assassination Plot #593224

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 08, 1993
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Linda Vester) Report on a plot by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to kill former President George Bush during his recent visit to Kuwait examined; scenes shown from the trip; details given of the evidence linking Iraq to the plot that is now being investigated by FBI and Secret Service agents; map shown of conspirators' route into Kuwait. [Kuwait embassy spokesman Raed al-RIFAI - links the explosives to Iraq.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY, former Bush adviser Richard HAASS - offer caution about using military force.]

Utley, Garrick;
Vester, Linda

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