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Persian Gulf Crisis / Congress / United States Military #330507

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 20, 1990
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(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Rita Braver) House Democrats reported asking court to block President Bush's military offensive against Iraq; Constitutional provision for Congressional declaration of war outlined; Vietnam war recalled. [Representative Ronald DELLUMS, Secretary of State James BAKER, Representative Marcy KAPTUR, White House spokesman Marlin FITZWATER, former State Department legal adviser Abraham SOFAER - comment.]

(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bob Simon) Operation "Desert Shield" soldiers' desire to fly American flag versus commanding officers fear of offending Saudi Arabia featured; other restrictions detailed; scenes shown. [Two SOLDIERS, Marine Lieutenant General Walter BOOMER - comment.]

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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