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George Bush Press Conference #656619

CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC Special for Thursday, Aug 30, 1990

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Live CNN coverage and analysis of George Bush statement re: US response to the threat of Iraq expansionism in the Persian Gulf region and subsequent press conference with compiled pre-event analysis by ABC, CBS, and NBC, and compiled postevent analysis by ABC and NBC; CNN analysis includes excerpt of statement by Iraq Ambassador to the US Mohamed Al-Mashat, interview by Mintier with Professor Sari Nasir, interview by Roth with escaped US citizen Jagan Sharma and his wife Hema, and excerpt of statement by State Department Spokesperson Margaret Tutwiler; ABC postevent analysis includes a taped report by British ITN reporter Brent Sadler and unidentified British citizens; NBC analysis includes an excerpts of statements by State Department Spokesperson Margaret Tutwiler and UN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar; CBS coverage was preempted by local programming after the first twelve minutes.


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