Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Accusation by President Bush that Iraq is pursuing a "scorched earth" policy in Kuwait reported.
(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) Air and artillery attacks on Iraqi defensive positions featured; scenes shown of planes, artillery and satellite pictures. [PILOT - talks about smoke from oil fires.] Troops' preparations for a ground war noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) American readiness for a ground campaign examined; scenes shown of fires burning in southern Kuwait. [Joint Chiefs of Staff operations director Lieutenant General Thomas KELLY, Federation of American Scientists John PIKE - offer differing opinions on impact of fire/smoke on United States military.] Pentagon predictions of Iraqi tank damages, troop defections and use of chemical weapons cited.
- Jennings, Peter;
- Redeker, Bill;
- Zelnick, Bob
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
- You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
- You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
- If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.