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Iraq / United States Bombing #143880

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 13, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John McWethy) Decision by President Bush to bomb military targets in Iraq featured; scenes shown of planes taking off for the raid from the USS Kitty Hawk; maps shown of targets. [US central command General Joseph HOAR, White House spokesman Marlin FITZWATER, BUSH - comment on the action against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.] Position of US, the allies and the UN with regard to Saddam and his non-compliance and provocations over the "no-fly" zones discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Jim Laurie) Response from Iraq to the air attacks examined. [On Iraqi TV, SADDAM - (thru translator) says the criminals have come again to start another battle.] Conciliatory statement from Iraq's United Nations ambassador Nizar Hamdoon outlined. The political rhetoric and the tight media control in Baghdad noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from President-elect Bill Clinton in support of Bush's use of military force reported.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:06:10

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