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Persian Gulf Crisis / Independence / Escape / Marines #330269

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 04, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Pentagon reported saying USS Independence has sailed out of Persian Gulf, its show of force accomplished. Two French and three British hostages reported escaping in ten-foot dinghy through marshes of Iraq and Persian Gulf; scenes shown from Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bob Simon) United States Marines' home in hostile Saudi Arabian desert featured; scenes shown from night training. [Sergeant WATTS - talks to troops.] [MARINE - comments on Spam dinner.] [Lieutenant Bill PHILLIPS - comments on getting lost during night training.]

Chung, Connie;
Simon, Bob

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