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Persian Gulf Crisis / Baker Mission / United States Military #330384

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Nov 10, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Statement from Secretary of State James Baker, following his week-long diplomatic mission, that United States and its allies must be ready to use force against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, reported.

(Saudi Arabia: Scott Pelley) United States military in Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown of desert training; details given of decision not to rotate troops. [Three SOLDIERS - comment.] [Representative John MURTHA - talks about rotation policy.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Death of United States Marine in accidental shooting reported.

(Camp Lejeune, North Carolina: Erin Hayes) Marines at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, featured; scenes shown from Jacksonville, North Carolina. [Three SOLDIERS, FIANCEE, store OWNER, WOMAN, family counselor Myra KESSEL - comment on possibility Marines may go to Saudi Arabia.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Suggestion from Baker that there will be military action if Hussein does not pull out of Kuwait noted.

(Paris: Bill Plante) Baker's mission to meet with allied heads of state featured; scenes shown from France and USSR . [BAKER - says we must be in a position to use force and send a clear signal to Iraq that coalition will not split.] [Emir of Kuwait Jaber al-Ahmed al-SABAH - (thru translator) calls for liberation of his country.] [Soviet foreign minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) comments on issue.]

Reporter(s):
Hayes, Erin;
Pelley, Scott;
Plante, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:06:30

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