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Persian Gulf Crisis / Baker Trip / United States Military #125490

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) Trip by Secretary of State James Baker to Persian Gulf region to deliver new message on prospects for war if Iraqi President Saddam Hussein does not withdraw from Kuwait featured; scenes shown from Baker on his last visit to Saudi Arabia. [Saudi ambassador to United States Prince BANDAR bin Sultan - says Hussein is destroying Kuwait.] [Representative Patricia SCHROEDER - says President Bush seems to be seeding war clouds.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) Issue of morale of American troops in Saudi desert featured; scenes shown of Marines on a day off. [US Army Major Greg COX - says morale is critical.] [Five SOLDIERS - comment on their mission and why they joined service.] United States Army recruitment ad shown.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Redeker, Bill

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