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Persian Gulf War / Iraq / Mosque #133240

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 19, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Bill Blakemore) Heavy allied bombing of Baghdad featured; night and morning military and daytime street scenes shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Iraqi statistics on allied bombing raids presented. Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) Pentagon response to Iraqi claims of allied bombing damage to a mosque in Basra, Iraq, examined; illustrations and aerial reconnaissance photograph shown. [Defense Intelligence Agency Rear Admiral Mike McCONNELL - explains that the mosque dome was removed, not bombed off.]

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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