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Persian Gulf War / Iraq / Tracking Hussein #131403

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 25, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Iraq's version of the day's events reviewed.

(Amman: Sheila MacVicar) Iraqi claims about civilian damages and casualties featured; scenes shown of pictures taken by Western television crews still in Baghdad. [WOMAN - (thru translator) expresses surprise.] [After just leaving Baghdad, journalist Lamis SANDONI - describes current lifestyle in Iraq and Iraqis' continued support of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.] Trapping of Iraqi refugees on border with Jordan detailed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report in "Washington Post" that allied forces may have pinpointed Hussein's location one day last week reported. Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) United States military's tracking of whereabouts of Hussein's high command system examined; details given of role of CIA intelligence in this operation. [Command and control expert Paul STARES - says leadership and command system are inseparable.] Map of listening posts shown while the technology of intelligence is described. [Intelligence expert Bhupendra JASANI - comments on problems in locating Hussein.]

Jennings, Peter;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Martin, John

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