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Persian Gulf Crisis / United States Military #330415

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 13, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Bob Schieffer) Congressional leaders reported warning that President Bush needs their support in case of attack on Iraq; Senator Robert Dole noted visiting White House. [Senator Richard LUGAR - makes statement.] Bush's response noted. [Senators Edward KENNEDY, George MITCHELL, Sam NUNN - comment.] Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees reported holding hearings on shift from defense to offense.

(Studio: Dan Rather) While meeting with Canadian foreign minister in Bermuda, Secretary of State James Baker reported explaining why Bush is challenging Iraq. [BAKER - talks about jobs.] Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) United States military buildup examined; scenes shown of battleship USS Missouri leaving Long Beach, California, for Persian Gulf; US Marines' amphibious landing exercise in Saudi Arabia reported; details illustrated on screen. [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - denies that exercise is provocative.] Audio heard of American in Kuwait on telephone talking about need for war. [Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - talks about rotation.] Success of economic sanctions mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:05:20

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