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Persian Gulf Crisis / Bush / United States Military #330957

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 24, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(White House: Randall Pinkston) President Bush and issue of US military readiness in the Persian Gulf featured; scenes shown of Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney upon his return from the region. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein noted recalling key ambassadors to Iraq for consultation. [Iraqi United Nations ambassador Abdul al-ANBARI - talks about war.] [In prerecorded Christmas message to United States troops, BUSH - explains why we are there.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: David Martin) Preparations of United States military forces in Saudi Arabia for possible Christmas Eve strike featured; scenes shown of soldiers at work in the desert. [Lieutenant Commander Bob LYNCH - talks about being away at Christmas.] [Two SOLDIERS - talk about Christmas.] [MECHANIC, Lieutenant Commander Timothy WATSON - talk about conditions they face.] Group of Navy corpsmen shown singing badly.

Chung, Connie;
Martin, David;
Pinkston, Randall

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