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US-USSR Relations / Paris Meeting / Troop Reduction / Persian Gulf Crisis #330477

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 19, 1990
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(USS Wisconsin: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Paris: Wyatt Andrews) President Bush and President Mikhail Gorbachev reported signing troop reduction agreement; Bush noted failing to win Gorbachev's approval for United Nations resolution authorizing use of force against Iraq; scenes shown from Paris. [GORBACHEV (thru translator), BUSH, White House spokesman Marlin FITZWATER, British Prime Minister Margaret THATCHER - comment on Persian Gulf crisis issues.] Treaty between Warsaw Pact and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) that promises no military attack and reduces conventional arms examined; tanks that USSR shifted out of Europe and into Soviet Asia mentioned. ......

(Ostritz, eastern Germany: Tom Fenton) Warsaw Pact disposal of military hardware examined; difficulty in destroying tanks noted; English farmer Dan Tanner's purchase of Soviet T-54 tank featured; scenes shown of Tanner's tank and of tanks converted to other uses. [TANNER, military analyst Henry DODDS - comment.]

(USS Wisconsin: Dan Rather) Plummeting support for Bush at home noted; CBS News-"New York Times" poll on handling of Iraqi invasion cited.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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