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Persian Gulf Crisis / Bush / United States Military #331004

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 27, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(White House: Randall Pinkston) Statements from President Bush about Iraq featured; scenes shown. [BUSH - talks about readiness issue; says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein still does not believe we are serious; says there will be no compromise with Hussein.] Call for patience from Democrats in Congress noted; details given of letter written by Representative George Miller to Bush backing economic embargo against Iraq. Bush said stating there has been no progress on setting a date for Secretary of State James Baker to meet with Hussein.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: David Martin) Arrival of two more United States armored divisions in Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown of vehicles. [US Army Captain Clay McDANIEL, Sergeant Ron AKINS, Lieutenant Colonel Russell HONORE - cite armored division's capabilities.] Tank training in desert shown. [US Army Sergeant George PATTON - says sandstorms will get worse.]

Martin, David;
Pinkston, Randall;
Schieffer, Bob

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