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Gulf War Coverage--CBS--01/16/1991 #1004491

CBS Special for Wednesday, Jan 16, 1991

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  • Live CBS coverage and analysis of the now-underway Persian Gulf War.
  • This record includes the entirety of President George H.W. Bush's address to the nation, announcing the beginning of the air war against Iraq.
  • Also featured is a press conference given by Secretary of Defense Richard Cheney and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell.
  • Coverage includes the participation of anchor Dan Rather, Chief White House Correspondent Lesley Stahl, correspondent Bob Simon in Saudi Arabia, CBS cameraman David Green, and correspondent Bill Plante at the State Department.
  • Analysis is provided by former anchor Walter Cronkite, General Michael Dugan (Ret.), Representatives Lee Hamilton (D-IN) and Robert Torricelli of the Foreign Affairs Committee (D-NJ), and anchor/former war correspondent Charles Kurault.
  • Includes a taped segment interviewing those affected by the deployment of their loved ones.
  • Reporter(s):
    Simon, Bob;
    Plante, Bill;
    Stahl, Lesley;
    Green, David

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