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Persian Gulf Crisis / Congress and Bush #131098

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 10, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Jim Wooten) Beginning of debate in Congress over issue of authorizing President Bush's right to declare war in the Persian Gulf featured; scenes shown. [Senators George MITCHELL, Joseph BIDEN, Robert DOLE, Paul WELLSTONE - offer opinions on war issue.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Bush's efforts to get Congressional support examined; scenes shown from meeting. [Senator Richard LUGAR, Alan SIMPSON - comment following meeting with president.] Letter from CIA director William Webster stating that sanctions will not work in getting Iraq out of Kuwait quoted. [Senator Charles ROBB - talks about sanctions.]

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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