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Persian Gulf Crisis / United States Military / Desert Winter / Ships #126626

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) defense ministers that United States will continue the military buildup reported.

(Saudi Arabia: Chris Bury) Approach of rainy, winter season for US military in Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown from day and night exercises and patrols. [United States Marine Corps Sergeant Dwayne BISHOP, Colonel John ADMIRE, Major Craig HUDDLESTON, Lance Corporal Derek VANESKE, chemical weapons expert CWO Carl VINCENTI - talk about the desert environment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement by Pentagon that USS Ranger and seven other ships will leave for the Middle East with other carriers, USS America and USS Theodore Roosevelt, leaving for area after Christmas reported.

Bury, Chris;
Jennings, Peter

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