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Persian Gulf War / The Battle #131410

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 26, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Forrest Sawyer) Day's events in the gulf war featured; scenes and map shown of oil slick unleashed in the Persian Gulf. [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - says Iraq is waging an environmental war.] Landing of Iraqi warplanes in supposedly neutral Iran reported. [Defense Intelligence Agency Rear Admiral Mike McCONNELL - comments.] Battle between Scud and Patriot missiles over Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, shown. [Young MAN - comments.] Apparent downing of three Iraqi planes noted.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Secretary of State James Baker reported stating that Iran has assured United States that Iraqi fighter planes will remain in Iran.

Sawyer, Forrest;
Simpson, Carole

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