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Persian Gulf Crisis / Iraq / Saudi Arabia #130732

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 13, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Warning from Iraq that the Arab masses may carry out terrorist attacks against United States reported. Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) Tightening of security at United States military facilities in Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown to illustrate procedures being taken to protect against terrorism. [Military security police commander Colonel Tom PACK, Captain Lisa CHRISTIAN - comment on terrorism and security.] [Three SOLDIERS - says they are not worried.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell shown visiting the troops in Saudi Arabia. Statement from commander of US forces in the gulf, General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, about the US military buildup to protect against Iraqi attack against Saudi Arabia reported.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Iraqi military buildup along Saudi Arabia border, gulf coast and Kuwaiti border reviewed; various military scenes shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Head of United Nations committee on economic sanctions Marjatta Rasi reported accusing Iraq of using food as a weapon by withholding it from foreign nationals stranded in Kuwait.

Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill;
Zelnick, Bob

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