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Persian Gulf War / Kuwait #133460

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 01, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Update given on American war casualties.

(Kuwait: Jim Hickey) The scene in Kuwait City, Kuwait, featured; scenes shown of new ambassador raising flag over the American embassy, of celebrating Kuwaitis and of new Iraqi POWs. [Two KUWAITIS - (thru translator) describe being tortured.] [Kuwait City resident Josef ABDALLAH - comments.] [In cemetery filled with new graves, KUWAITI - (thru translator) describes how relative was tortured.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(With the 2nd Marine Division in Kuwait: Linda Pattillo) Aerial view of remnants of vehicles left clogging road as Iraqi soldiers fled out of Kuwait shown. [GENERAL - describes United States firepower against Iraqis.] [SOLDIER - shows stuff that fleeing Iraqis were taking.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Cease-fire violations by Iraqi soldiers reported.

(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) Dangers to American soldiers on the battlefield from bunkers and land mines featured; scenes shown. [SOLDIER - warns men about going into the bunkers.] [US Central Command Brigadier General Richard NEAL - says two military doctors were killed by mines.] Bodies of Iraqi soldiers shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) More Navy Reserves said called up.

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter;
Pattillo, Linda;
Redeker, Bill

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