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Persian Gulf Crisis / Free Oil / Helsinki Summit / Refugees / Desert Shield / Hostages #334563

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 10, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Scenes shown from anti-American demonstration outside United States embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Doug Tunnel) In desperate attempt to break economic embargo, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein reported saying he will give free oil to Third World countries who run the naval blockade with their own ships and that Iraqi infants will die because of embargo. [IRAQI - says he will sacrifice his son.] Order ending food supplies to foreign contract laborers from Asian nations and resulting Indian food shipment examined. [Indian ambassador to Iraq Kamal Nain BAKSHI - comments on Asians trapped in Iraq and Kuwait.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush noted speaking to nation tomorrow night about Helsinki, Finland, summit with USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev. Bush's international aid effort reported including Syria, a state officially considered a sponsor of terrorism. Report introduced.

(White House: Wyatt Andrews) White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater quoted on screen regarding free oil offer; Pentagon scenes shown from first United States boarding of Iraqi vessel last week. Results of yesterday's summit mentioned; scenes shown. [Secretary of State James BAKER - asks NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) allies to send more troops to Saudi Arabia.] Iraq reported renewing diplomatic ties with Iran.

(Studio: Dan Rather) United States and Great Britain reported chartering another Iraqi airliner for hostages in Kuwait. Report introduced.

(Iraqi-Jordanian border: Tom Fenton) International aid reported arriving in Jordan for Asian refugees; scenes shown of USSR plane, bringing rice, which will carry refugees to Bangladesh and of buses which will take refugees to better camps. [Two REFUGEES - comment on leaving.] [Save the Children Jim NUTTAL - talks about efforts.] Continued flood of refugees noted. [Newly arrived Indian electronics ENGINEER - expresses dismay.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bob Simon) Offensive potential and Saudi command of US- led expeditionary force in Saudi Arabia examined. [Desert Shield Commander General H. Norman SCHWARZKOPF, Royal Saudi Air Force Brigadier General Turki al-FAISAL - comment on who is in charge.] Saudi defense minister noted saying no operation will be launched that is not purely in defense of Saudi Arabia.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Schieffer) American women and children released from Iraq and Kuwait by Hussein featured; scenes shown of arrivals. [Four WOMEN - describe experiences.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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