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Persian Gulf Crisis / Bush, Military Force / Peace Movement #125364

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 19, 1990
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) President Bush reported ruling out any deal with Iraq short of a pullout from Kuwait; scenes shown of Bush meeting with Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev's adviser Yevgeny Primakov, who said he hoped a solution could be found without using military force. Poll finding that Western Europe backs use of military action in the gulf while Americans do not detailed. Report introduced.

(New York: John McKenzie) Beginning of a peace movement, an old movement with a new message on college campuses, examined; scenes shown of protest march around White House. [Virginia Tech graduate student and reservist Paul DODSON - says he will not die or kill for oil.] Varied motives and methods of peace activists cited; protests at various sites shown. [In public service announcement, Vietnam veteran Ron KOVIC - opposes war in Middle East.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Statement from Pentagon that Army will send more of its more modern M-1 A-1 tanks from Germany to Saudi Arabia reported.

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
McKenzie, John
Duration:
00:03:00

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