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Iraq Invasion Of Kuwait / Kuwaitis / Hostages #705857

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 14, 1990
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(Amman, Jordan: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Persian Gulf: Doug Tunnell) Kuwaitis fleeing occupied country, leaving behind privileged way of life, featured; scenes shown of sacked Kuwait City, Kuwait. [Exiled WOMAN, MAN - comment.] [KUWAITI - says Iraqi troops took everything.] Reports that oil installations have been mined noted. [Two Exiled KUWAITIS - talk about occupation.]

(Amman, Jordan: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(State Department: Bill Plante) Detention of foreigners in Kuwait & Iraq examined. [President BUSH - comments on encouraging statements from Iraqi ambassador.] [State Department Consular Service Mary RYAN - says we can do little to get Americans out.] [ESCAPEE - talks about violence against foreigners.] Another Iraqi ambassador reported making it clear Westerners are hostages to troop buildup.

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Tunnell, Doug

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