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Persian Gulf Crisis / Desert Shield / Human Shield #334577

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 11, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Defense Department update on Persian Gulf area operations and cost reported; threat of Iraqi terrorism noted. [Colonel John PETTYJOHN, United States forces in Saudi Arabia Commander General H. Norman SCHWARZKOPF - comment on terrorism threats.] [Senator Sam NUNN - complains about lack of Arab support.] [Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - responds.] [Senator William COHEN - says Arab states' funding is being generated by oil price increase.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Efforts to improve United States mail delivery to soldiers in Saudi Arabia reported. Flight for up to 800 Americans and Britons out of Kuwait this week noted. Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Doug Tunnel) Freed Westerners reported saying Kuwait still unconquered; details given; scenes shown from amateur videotape of Kuwait City, Kuwait. [AMERICAN - comments on Iraq forcing Kuwaitis back to work.] Arrest and detention of citizens from Great Britain, France, West Germany, Japan and United States for "human shield" use noted; raid last week from which wounded American Miles Hoffman was trying to escape detailed.

(Studio: Dan Rather) More details given of raid and human shield installations.

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Tunnell, Doug
Duration:
00:05:20

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