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Saudi Arabia / United States Reserves / Hinesville, Georgia #130452

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 24, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Chris Bury) Call up of reserves for duty in Saudi Arabia and its ripple effect featured; scenes shown. [From 756th Military Airlift Squadron, two RESERVISTS - comment.] Impact of activation of civilians on hospitals, schools, police and fire departments, etc., detailed. [Iowa Veterans Administration hospital administrator Dr. John KASIK - explains how loss of staff to reserves will be handled.] [School teacher- RESERVIST - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Hinesville, Georgia: Al Dale) Ripple effect of calling up reserves on town of Hinesville, Georgia, near Fort Stewart, Georgia, featured; scenes shown from town that is economically dependent on Army base. [Restaurant owner Lonnie CREECH - says there will be a depression here.] [Psychologist Dr. John STAGGS - talks about stress on families.] [Soldier's wife Claire ROSE - says she feels lonely.]

Bury, Chris;
Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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