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Persian Gulf Crisis / Hostages / United States Military #331111

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(State Department: Bill Plante) State Department reported saying that if Iraqi President Saddam Hussein releases hostages as planned, US diplomats will leave Kuwait embassy; plight of diplomats detailed. [State Department spokeswoman Margaret TUTWILER - makes statement.] [On November 1, President BUSH - comments.] [Representative Les ASPIN - says negotiations are going on publicly.] Plane for British hostages said denied landing rights in Baghdad.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Allen Pizzey) Iraqi parliament reported approving hostage release; hostages' celebration featured; scenes shown from hostage hotel and from national assembly. [HOSTAGE, William GINN, Charles KEEGAN, Australian hostage Andrew PEAKE - comment.] Americans hiding in Kuwait mentioned; scenes shown. [US charge d'affaires Joseph WILSON - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced. ......

(Saudi Arabia: David Martin) Continued military buildup among both Iraqi and United States forces reported; United States strategy against expected Iraqi obstacles examined; scenes shown of Marines training in Saudi Arabian desert. [Battalion commander Lieutenant Colonel Jim MATTIS - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Doerun, Georgia: Erin Hayes) Hardships for National Guard communities featured; scenes shown from small towns. [Guardsman-rancher Phil REED, guardsman-teacher Jerry WILLIAMS, guardsman-sheriff's deputy Jeff HUNTER - comment.]

Hayes, Erin;
Martin, David;
Pizzey, Allen;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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