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) Intense fighting between government forces and Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq reported; map shown.
(On the Arbil-Kirkuk highway: Charles Glass) ABC News exclusive report on the Kurds under fire featured; scenes shown from the highway between Kirkuk, Iraq, and Arbil, Iraq. [Kurdish leader Commander KOSRAT - (thru translator) says President Saddam Hussein is directing the attack on Kirkuk.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings; Iraq: Charles Glass) Two-radio report about the impasse between the government and Kurds featured; scenes shown of the Kurds' counterattack. Possibility of a negotiated settlement outlined. Kurds said disappointed in lack of support from President Bush's administration.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Dennis Troute) Administration's policy of not getting involved in Iraq's internal affairs examined; scenes shown of Kurds. [Foreign policy analyst Robert HUNTER - says administration's policy of calling for a revolt and then standing by is unconscionable.]
- Glass, Charles;
- Jennings, Peter;
- Troute, Dennis
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.