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Saudi Arabia / United States Military Deployment #130263

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 14, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistics given of United States military buildup in Saudi Arabia; scenes shown from Fort Stewart, Georgia.

(Washington: John Martin) Costs of United States military operations in Saudi Arabia and Persian Gulf region examined; examples of specific costs outlined on screen. [Center for Defense Information retired Admiral Eugene CARROLL - cites costs once troops are there.] Analysts' view that this operation will prevent Congress from cutting defense spending as planned noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Army's shopping list at local K Mart near Fort Stewart, including 174,00 gallons of bottled water, detailed.

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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