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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Saudi Arabia / Military #130323

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 18, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Sam Donaldson) United States military buildup in Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown of Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney arriving in region. [CHENEY - says we have the forces in the region to make Iraqi President Saddam Hussein pay if he attacks.] Map shown of deployment of Iraqi troops in Kuwait. [Saudi Arabian foreign minister Prince SAUD al- Faisal - talks about Iraq, Kuwait, the blockade and the UN.] [Saudi Arabian oil minister Hisham NAZER - says we may pump more oil.] Suggestions of stronger action against Hussein noted.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Camp Lejeune, North Carolina: Steve Shepard) Deployment of United States Marines and military equipment to region featured; scenes shown of Marines heading out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, for offshore ship to make sea crossing to Saudi Arabia. [MARINE - comments.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Shepard, Steve;
Simpson, Carole

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