Search the Archive

Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Scud Missile / United States Military #130389

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 21, 1990
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Sam Donaldson) Debate over capabilities of Iraq's Soviet-made Scud missiles that may have been moved into Kuwait examined; map shown. [Saudi air force General Turki Bin NASSER - says missile could be used to attack Saudi Arabia; says US-made Patriot missile system could be used to defend against them.] ["Jane's Intelligence Review" editor Henry DODDS - analyzes missiles.] Exercises for Army's 82nd Airborne Division to acclimate them to conditions in Saudi Arabia shown. [Two SOLDIERS - comment on terrain and heat.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.