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Persian Gulf Crisis / United States Military / Hostages / Bush #330459

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 1990
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(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Operation "Imminent Thunder," United States and Saudi Arabian forces' Persian Gulf military exercise, mentioned; Iraqi President Saddam Hussein noted halting release of American hostages. Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Allen Pizzey) Conditions for Iraqis and hostages examined; expected results of economic sanctions outlined; scenes shown from Mosul, Iraq. [American hostage Roland BERGHEER - comments on conditions.]

(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) President Bush reported flying to Europe for talks on Persian Gulf crisis; Thanksgiving visit with troops in Saudi Arabia previewed. Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bob Simon) United States soldiers' uncertainty of mission examined; scenes shown of 82nd Airborne training in desert. [Five SOLDIERS, ARAB - comment on mission.]

(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Senate Armed Services Committee, chaired by Senator Sam Nunn, reported holding hearings after Thanksgiving on US role in Persian Gulf; Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell noted among witnesses.

Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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