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August 29, 1990

Undated (AP) _ ″If I were in your place or my family was in your place, I’d have the same feelings.″ - Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, speaking in a televised meeting with Western captives at an undisclosed location.


″Tonight you’ll see more police coverage than you’ve ever seen in any city you’ve ever lived in.″ - Police Chief Wayland Clifton of Gainesville, Fla., where a ″maniac on the loose″ has killed and mutilated five college students. ---

″I saw trees bending, and I said to my buddy, ‘It’s a tornado 3/8’ ’I said, ‘Jump into the bathtub.’ He jumped in, and I jumped in right on top of him. The whole house lifted up, and then came down.″ - Michael Hejka, who arrived at his friend’s house in northern Illinois five minutes before a tornado hit.

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