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Persian Gulf Crisis / United Nations / Congress / Iraq / Military #330626

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) United Nations Security Council reported passing resolution giving Iraqi President Saddam Hussein until January 15 to withdraw from Kuwait or face possible military action. Report introduced.

(UN: Bill Plante) International campaign by President Bush and Secretary of State James Baker to get resolution passed examined; details given of voting by China, Yemen and Cuba; introduction of Palestinian question noted. [BAKER, Chinese REPRESENTATIVE (thru translator), Cuban foreign minister Isidoro MALMIERCA, Canadian REPRESENTATIVE - address UN.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Bob Schieffer) Bush said appearing to back off on calling special session of Congress to discuss United Nations resolution; lack of support for Bush at Senate Armed Services Committee hearings noted. [BUSH, Senator John GLENN - comment on resolution.] [On Spanish "Univision News", BUSH - talks about Congress.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - proposes giving sanctions a chance.] [Senator Sam NUNN - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tarmia, Iraq: Bill Whitaker) Iraq's reaction examined; Hussein quoted; scenes shown from villages of Djidit Al-Shaat, Iraq and Tarmia, Iraq, along Tigris River. [Three RESIDENTS - (thru translator) say they are not afraid of war.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Statement from Vice President Dan Quayle on casualties in case of war reported. [Quayle - comments on sanctions.] [Military analyst retired General George CRIST, Army retired Colonel Trevor DuPUIS, Brookings Institution Jason EPSTEIN - explain Pentagon casualty models.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Bush quoted on possibility of military draft. Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bob Simon) Training for war featured; scenes shown of exotic weaponry including British Viper, United States anti-tank helicopters, Marines' cluster bombs and hermetically sealed vehicles. [SOLDIER, Army Lieutenant General John YEOSOCK, surgeon Lieutenant Commander Chris KAIN, British Army Brigadier Patrick CORDINGLEY - comment on casualties.]

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob;
Whitaker, Bill
Duration:
00:11:50

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