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Persian Gulf Crisis / United States Military / Navy / Germ Warfare #331018

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 28, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Armada of ships reported added to United States fleet in the Persian Gulf.

(Pentagon: Jim Stewart) Heading of aircraft carriers USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS America for Middle East featured; scenes shown. [Off Staten Island, New York, two SAILORS - talk about their goals.] Map shown to illustrate scenario for Navy if shooting starts. [Commander 2nd Fleet Vice Admiral Michael KALLERES, America's commanding officer Captain John MAZACH - comment.] Iraqi missile attack on USS Stark in 1987 recalled; scenes shown. [KALLERES - cites Iraq's capabilities.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: James Hattori) Plans for United States and allied forces to prepare against germ warfare attack by Iraq by vaccinating troops featured. [Military analyst Elisa HARRIS - comments.] Iraqi President Saddam Hussein noted test-launching another missile in Iraq; map shown. [Iraqi ambassador to Belgium Zaid HAIDER - says President Bush is escalating United States position.] Anti-US protests in Amman, Jordan, shown.

Hattori, James;
Schieffer, Bob;
Stewart, Jim

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