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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 28, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Developments in Persian Gulf crisis updated. Report introduced.

(Capitol: Bob Schieffer) President Bush reported considering calling special session of Congress to seek approval for resolution authorizing use of force that United Nations Security Council will vote on tomorrow; comment from Senator Bob Dole noted; Congressional hearings on Persian Gulf policy examined. [Joint Chiefs of Staff former chairman retired General David JONES, former chairman retired Admiral William CROWE - urge patience with economic sanctions.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY, former secretary of state Henry KISSINGER - discuss need for force.] [At different function, Representative Richard GEPHARDT - comments on issue.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(UN: Bill Plante) Secretary of State James Baker's deal-making for UN resolution examined; Cuban resolution on Palestinian issue noted; Baker reported meeting with Chinese foreign minister before vote tomorrow.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Former boxing champion Muhammad Ali reported returning to United States with American hostages later this week. State Department noted saying Iraqi troops have arrested more Americans in Kuwait. Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Decline in military recruitment due to possibility of war in Middle East reported; scenes shown from Maryland recruiting office. [VOLUNTEER, Army recruit Doreen LEFEGED, Army Colonel Ken MARTELL, Army recruiter Sergeant Major Frank SHAFFERY - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London: Anthony Mason) Pain for families of United States troops departing Germany for Persian Gulf examined; scenes shown from Stuttgart High School in Germany. [Five soldiers' CHILDREN, SOLDIER, soldier's son Kip WARD - comment tearfully.]

Martin, David;
Mason, Anthony;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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