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Persian Gulf Crisis / Desert Shield / Embargo #330056

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 19, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush noted insisting on credible military operation to push Iraqi President Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait. Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Pentagon officials reported asking for more troops and tanks to prepare for offensive attack; details given; total number of troops in Saudi Arabia cited. [Military analyst retired General George CRIST - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Allen Pizzey) Iraq reported rationing gasoline due to shortage of refinery additives caused by United Nations embargo; scenes shown from horse race. [Iraqi oil minister Isam Abdul Rahim al-SHALABI - comments.] Yesterday's offer to sell oil at bargain prices recalled; cost of lost oil revenues cited.

Martin, David;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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