Search the Archive

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

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 28, 1990
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(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.

Reporter(s):
Hattori, James;
Schieffer, Bob;
Stewart, Jim
Duration:
00:04:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.