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Persian Gulf Crisis / Diplomacy / United States Military / Hostages #330567

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Nov 25, 1990
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Stewart) Upcoming United Nations Security Council debate over resolution authorizing use of force against Iraq featured; scenes shown of United States soldiers leaving for duty in the Persian Gulf. [National Security Adviser Brent SCOWCROFT - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has been ignoring United Nations resolutions.] [On "Face the Nation", Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - says United States has capability to use force, if necessary.] Criticism of President Bush for his dealings with Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, who has joined the Arab coalition against Iraq, noted. [On "Face the Nation", Senator George MITCHELL, CHENEY, SCOWCROFT - offer differing opinions on issue.] [MITCHELL - doubts Congress would approve blank check authorizing Bush to use force.]

(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Scott Pelley) Reaction of United States military to use-of-force resolution featured; scenes shown of 7th Marines in training in the gulf and of visit to position by Saudi Arabian military observers. [Two MARINES - comment.] [3rd Marine Regiment Captain Joseph MOLOFSKY - comments on joint exercises.]

(Studio: Harry Smith) Former boxing champion Muhammad Ali reported visiting Hussein in effort to win release of more American hostages; scenes shown from Frankfurt, Germany, of German hostages, who were freed after German Chancellor Helmut Kohl called for peaceful solution to gulf crisis.

Pelley, Scott;
Smith, Harry;
Stewart, Jim

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