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Saudi Arabia / Thanksgiving / United States Military / Bush Visit #125910

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 22, 1990
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(Saudi Arabia: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Dhahran, Saudi Arabia: Brit Hume) President Bush's Thanksgiving visit with the American troops in Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown of Bush shaking hands with soldiers. [In several different speeches, BUSH - talks about the mission against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, the invader of Kuwait,and United States role as world leader.] [On helicopter assault ship Nassau, BUSH - talks about support for the troops.]

(Saudi Arabia: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Jim Hickey) Impact of Bush's visit on Army morale examined; scenes shown of United States troops in Saudi Arabia on Thanksgiving Day. [16th Military Police Brigade Sergeant Donald ENGLEHART, Spec. 4 Julie SIMMONS, 7th Artillery Regiment Spec. 4 Clinton MEYER, SOLDIER, 1st Tactical Fighter Wing Sergeant Dominic BARTHOLOMEO, battalion commander Lieutenant Colonel Lee NEEL, SOLDIER - comment.]

(Saudi Arabia: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) Way of life for Air Force personnel camped out permanently near an air base in Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown. [Two SERVICEMEN, Air Force Colonel Bill RUPRIGHT - comment on the living conditions.]

(Saudi Arabia: Peter Jennings) Thanksgiving for American and European hostages in Iraq reported; scenes shown from country club in Baghdad. Statement from United States commander General H. Norman Schwarzkopf about deadline to attack noted.

Reporter(s):
Hickey, Jim;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill
Duration:
00:07:40

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