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Persian Gulf Crisis / Reserves / Uniforms #334594

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 12, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Army reported calling up retired personnel and reservists. Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Stewart) Due to expense of maintaining combat specialists in National Guard and reserves, House Armed Services Committee reported complaining to Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney about those not called up. [48th Brigade Commander, Macon, Georgia, Colonel William HOLLAND, Former National Guard commander retired Lieutenant General Herbert TEMPLE, Representative Sonny MONTGOMERY - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Problems with uniforms specially made for desert examined; scenes shown from factory. [Operation "Desert Shield" Commander General H. Norman SCHWARZKOPF - exhibits hot extra layers; complains about bureaucracy.] [US Army Research Laboratory Rosemary LOMBDA - defends uniform.] [Representative John MURTHA - talks about boots.]

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim

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