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Persian Gulf War / Ground War / Oil Spill #131431

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 28, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Sporadic activity between Marines and Iraqi troops along Saudi-Kuwait border noted.

(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) The elements of a ground battle featured; scenes shown of troops continuing to move into position in the desert. [SOLDIER - talks about the desolate landscape.] [US Army Spec. Christopher BOLNER - comments.] [United States Marine Corps Colonel Jim FULKS - talks about communications problems.] Aerial bombardments said apparently cutting off flow of oil into Persian Gulf; size and location of the smaller and bigger oil slicks given.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Iraqis reported blaming allied bombing for the oil spill; scenes shown from tiny island of Qaruh, Kuwait, captured by allies.

Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill

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