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Iraq / Saudi Arabia / United States Military Buildup #334247

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 16, 1990
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(Baghdad, Iraq: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bob Simon) Continued United States buildup in Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown of American planes and military technology being assembled in Saudi Arabia. [US OFFICER - says we will end an air war.] [DOCTOR - talks about water.] [SOLDIER - talks about air conditioning.] [Lieutenant General Charles HORNER - hopes operation can deter war.] American military technology versus Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's call for a holy war contrasted.

(Baghdad, Iraq: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Transport of Marines and Army divisions to Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown from Morehead City, North Carolina. [US Marines Lieutenant General Carl MUNDY, retired General George CRIST, Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - comment on military role and buildup.] US military capabilities compared to that of Iraq on ground and in air.

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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