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Persian Gulf Crisis / United States Military / Marines #330728

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 09, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Half the United States land forces in Europe reported shipping out to Middle East; details given of expected logistics problems; scenes shown from Fort Riley, Kansas, and Garlstedt, Germany. [Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY, SOLDIER, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin POWELL (yesterday) - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather: Pentagon: David Martin) Difference from primary deployment considered.

(Studio: Dan Rather) British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher reported supporting new buildup as she met with Secretary of State James Baker in London; Baker noted traveling to France tomorrow. Congressional reaction reported; Senator Claiborne Pell quoted. Report introduced.

(White House: Wyatt Andrews) President Bush's motivations analyzed. [THATCHER, Iraqi Adnan MOHAMMED (at UN), Senator Christopher DODD - comment on possibility of war.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Amman: Eric Engberg) Strategy in case of assault on Iraq examined; details illustrated on screen; scenes shown. [Jane's intelligence editor Henry DODDS - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bob Simon) Celebration in Saudi Arabia of United States Marines' 215th anniversary featured; scenes shown. [Marine Corps Brigadier General Thomas DRAUDE - addresses troops.] [Three MARINES - comment on war.] [British Brigade Commander Brigadier Patrick CORDINGLEY - talks about his desert rats.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Engberg, Eric;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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