Search the Archive

Jordan / Civil War / US #212222

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 18, 1970
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) Jordan civil war rages; 6th Fleet nears country to evacuate Americans if needed; USSR asks Army and guerrillas end fighting; Palestinians will attack Americans if United States interferes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlantic Ocean) Marines head for Mediterranean.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Morehead City, North Carolina) Marines leave for Mideast, won't reveal destination; many copters on board carriers.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) United States military on alert; will intervene if Iraq or Syria intervenes or American lives threatened.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:04:20

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.