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Iraq / Government Shakeup / Bush / Occupying Army #133732

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 23, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(London: Sheila MacVicar) Shakeup of the Iraqi government by President Saddam Hussein featured. [London School of Economics professor Fred HALLIDAY - says Hussein maintains control.] Review given of who is in control in various regions of an Iraq troubled by unrest; map shown; scenes shown from southern city of Najaf, Iraq, where Shiite Moslem rebels began the revolt. [Kurdish spokesman Hosyar DEBARI - says Hussein's regime has to go.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(White House: Kyle Gibson) Reaction of President Bush to events in Iraq featured; scenes shown of Bush with Turkey's President Turgut Ozal. [BUSH - says there is turmoil in Iraq; adds that United States forces will stay in Iraq until a cease-fire agreement is worked out; insists Iran should stay out.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(In occupied Iraq: Jim Bittermann) The United States Army in Iraq featured; scenes shown of the 3rd Armored Division fortifying the American positions along the border with Kuwait. [Lieutenant Colonel Robert FULCHER - talks about the Iraqi army.] Soldiers shown helping locals and refugees. [WOMAN - (thru translator) comments.]

Bittermann, Jim;
Gibson, Kyle;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Simpson, Carole

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