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Persian Gulf Crisis / United States and Iraqi Troops #330167

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Martin) Need for more United States troops in Persian Gulf to counter Iraqi buildup in Kuwait featured; scenes shown of Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell visiting the troops on Tuesday. [Saudi ambassador to United States Prince BANDAR bin Sultan - says Saddam Hussein is destroying Kuwait.] Map shown of buildup of Iraqi forces. [US Army War College Stephen PELLETIERE, CIA director William WEBSTER - explain Iraqi fortification system.] President Bush noted searching for another military move to convince Iraqi President Hussein that he is in peril.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview held with military consultant. [Retired General George CRIST - explains Hussein's defensive preparations and the United States forces needed to counter them to liberate Kuwait.]

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:10

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