Search the Archive

Iraq / Invasion of Kuwait / Butler Interview #194252

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 05, 2000
View other clips in this broadcast →

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: Elizabeth Vargas) The United States bombing campaign against Iraq on the tenth anniversary of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait featured; details given of Iraq's expulsion of United Nations weapons inspectors.

(No location given: Morton Dean) Interview held with former chief weapons inspector "The Greatest Threat" author Richard Butler about Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. [BUTLER - says Saddam is back in the business of making long-range missiles and has restored the chemical and biological weapons factories; suggests Saddam could have been disarmed during the Persian Gulf war; predicts that if sanctions are removed, the money will go to Saddam's military spending; fears that Iraq nuclear materials might wind up in terrorists' hands.]

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Vargas, Elizabeth
Duration:
00:04:10

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.