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Persian Gulf War / The Ground War / Scud Crash #133303

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 25, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Reaction of President Bush to wire service report that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has agreed to pull out of Kuwait in accordance with the Soviet peace proposal featured; White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater quoted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reactions of Iraqi ambassador to the United Nations and Kuwaiti ambassador to the United States to this news noted. Scud missile hit on US Marine barracks in Saudi Arabia mentioned. Military map of Kuwait and Iraq shown to illustrate allied advances. Report introduced.

(Eastern Saudi Arabia: Sam Donaldson) Crash of Scud warhead into building housing American service personnel featured; scenes shown of the wreck. [SURVIVOR, EYEWITNESS - describe what happened.] Amateur photographer's video of Scud flying and landing shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Iraq reported firing two more Scuds at Israel. Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) The battle in Kuwait featured; scenes shown of artillery fire, helicopter assault, allied tank advancement and preparations for an amphibious marine landing. [SOLDIER - comments.] [US Central Command Brigadier General Richard NEAL - describes progress of the land war.] [MARINE - comments on amphibious operation.] Surrender and burial of Iraqi soldiers shown.

Donaldson, Sam;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill

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