Former Hostages at White House

Seven former hostages held by Iraq spoke with reporters after meeting with President Bush yesterday. The hostages expressed confidence in the U.S.… read more

Former Hostages at White House Seven former hostages held by Iraq spoke with reporters after meeting with President Bush yesterday. The hostages expressed confidence in the U.S. administration’s policies concerning the Persian Gulf crisis. The meeting was the first public welcome from the White House for returning hostages. President Bush indicated that such meetings had been avoided previously to reduce the value of the hostages to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein as “bargaining chips.” close

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Program ID:
15351-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 13, 1990 | 7:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 16, 1990 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Dec 13, 1990 | 7:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 14, 1990 | 7:25am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 16, 1990 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
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