Search the Archive

Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Bush / Jordan / Reserves #334334

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 22, 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.

(Amman, Jordan: Dan Rather) Today's events in Persian Gulf region listed. Report introduced.

(Kennebunkport: Wyatt Andrews) President Bush's news conference in Kennebunkport, ME, reported. [BUSH - comments on Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's orders to shut down United States embassy in Kuwait and on United States using force in naval blockade.] United Nations mentioned; Pentagon reported selling F-15 fighters to Saudi Arabia, despite Israeli objections.

(Amman, Jordan: Dan Rather) At news conference in Amman, Jordan, King Hussein reported criticizing standoff between United States and Iraq. [King HUSSEIN - talks about negotiations.] Jordan reported closing border with Iraq due to massive influx of refugees. Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Bush reported authorizing Pentagon to activate some military reserves; details given. [At news conference BUSH, Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin POWELL - comment.] Scenes shown from yesterday's departure of medical personnel on hospital ship. [Bethesda Naval Hospital Captain Roberta GRACE - talks about needing reserves to replace those leaving for gulf.] Last military emergency call-up of reserves, in 1968, recalled; Bush noted also authorizing extension of service for those on active duty.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) Reality of reserve active duty featured; scenes shown from Stewart Air National Guard Base, New York. [Two National GUARDSMEN, 105th Military Airlift Group Colonel Paul WEAVER - comment on loss of income.] [National Guard Bureau Lieutenant General John CONAWAY - says they are volunteers.] [Cobb County, Georgia, police Major M.F. TOLER - comments on loss of police patrol force.] [Air Force Reserve Captain Kurt KRAMER - comments.]

(Amman, Jordan: Dan Rather) Iraq reported claiming two planes from Saudi Arabia penetrated Iraqi air space. Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bob Simon) Saudi Arabian flight line featured; scenes shown; largest airlift in history noted only five percent of what United States is sending. [US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel C.K. MacPHERSON, four SOLDIERS - comment.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob;
Stewart, Jim

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.