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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Bush / Reserves #130404

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 22, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Position by United States that it will not close down its embassy in Kuwait as Iraq has ordered noted. Report introduced.

(Kennebunkport: Ann Compton) Military orders and diplomatic maneuvering by President Bush examined; scenes shown from his briefing in Kennebunkport, ME. [BUSH - says we have the forces to stop the shipping regardless of what United Nations does; expresses concern about innocent civilians, but adds that sanctions must be enforced; comments on talking with Iraq.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Last times reserves were called up recalled. Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Role of reserves that will be called up featured; scenes shown of Army's 942nd Transportation Company, whose specialty is moving supplies to combat troops. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin POWELL - says units will be called up when needed.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) Sacrifices that the reservists who are called up will face examined. [Police officer and reservist Sharon MOONEY - says her pay cut would be devastating.] Several laws protecting reservists outlined. [Reserve Officers Association executive director retired Major General Evan HULTMAN - discusses the hardships.]

Reporter(s):
Compton, Ann;
Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob
Duration:
00:06:10

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