ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 15, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Battle group led by aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy reported heading for Middle East; scenes shown from Norfolk, Virginia. Report introduced.
(Washington: John Martin) Possible calling up of military reservists by President Bush examined; details given of Pentagon disclosure of what units may be called up. [Tennessee Air Guard M/sergeant John HOFFMAN, Captain Jackie LYON, Air Force reserve M/sergeant Jeff CAIN - comment.] [Brookings Institution Martin BINKIN - explains signal Bush is sending by calling up reserves.] Meaning of calling up the reserves outlined.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Pentagon reported stating it will send F- 117 Stealth fighter planes to Middle East.
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