This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement by Iraq that it will withdraw its forces from Kuwait reported. [In interview, Kuwaiti ambassador to US Sheik Saud Nasir al-SABAH - criticizes Iraq; describes conditions and resistance in Kuwait during this crisis; says help is needed from the superpowers.] Report introduced.
(Cairo: Jim Hickey) Reaction of Arab states to new Middle East crisis featured; scenes shown from meeting of Arab League in Cairo, Egypt. [Jordan's King HUSSEIN - says actions from outside are not welcome.] Statements from Egypt and Gulf Cooperation Council of states bordering the Persian Gulf quoted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Review given of positions of Iraq in Kuwait near border with Saudi Arabia.
(White House: Brit Hume) Response from President Bush to crisis featured. [Answering press questions, BUSH - talks about report that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein will pull out and about United States relations with Saudi Arabia.] United States ambassador to United Nations Thomas Pickering said leading a US effort to form worldwide boycott of Iraq. [Iraqi AMBASSADOR - denies move against Saudi Arabia.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Joint criticism of Iraqi attack by Secretary of State James Baker and Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze detailed.
(London: Barrie Dunsmore) Reaction of Western Europe to crisis examined; details given of sanctions by West Germany, France, Britain and Japan. [British foreign secretary Douglas HURD - says collective measures against Iraq are needed.] Possibility of a full, economic boycott of Iraq outlined.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Freeing of "Kuwait Seventeen," group of terrorists held prisoner in Kuwait, reported. American hostages in Lebanon and their link to these men explained.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Seizing of shipment of Iraqi oil by US Customs officials noted.
(New York: Bob Jamieson) Raising of gasoline prices throughout US featured. [MAN - says prices go up as soon as something happens in Middle East.] [Illinois Gasoline Retailers Association Bob JACOBS - says there is price gouging.] [Chevron Oil chief economist Bill HERMANN - talks about prices.] "Stock Market Report". Link of uncertainty in Persian Gulf to uncertainty in the oil market noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Move by the two Germanys to speed up elections for a unified Germany reported; scenes shown. Negotiators noted deciding on Berlin as the capital of united Germany.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Miami: Armen Keteyian) Announcement by NCAA of reforms in college athletics to limit the amount of time a player spends in a team sport featured; scenes shown of University of Miami football players in summer training. [Strength coach Brad ROLL - comments on training.] [Miami player Craig ERICKSON, East Carolina player Robert JONES - explain how long they practice.] [NCAA executive director Richard SCHULTZ - says athletes need time to be students.] [Miami coach Dennis ERICKSON - talks about time limits.] Importance of television revenue to college sports outlined. [Knight Reform Commission William FRIDAY - says American universities should not be turned into entertainment centers.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Bush reported planning to veto civil rights bill passed by House of Representatives because it would lead to quotas.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Monsignor William Linder, who works to improve the living conditions in the inner city of Newark, New Jersey, profiled; scenes shown of 1967 riots in Newark and of opening of first supermarket in the central ward since those riots. [Three CUSTOMERS - praises market.] [LINDER - comments on community.] [U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Jack KEMP - says Linder acted.] Linder's background reviewed; photos shown. [LINDER - says he started as an engineer; talks about the community.]