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Persian Gulf Crisis / Iraq / Desert Shield Accidents #334698

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 19, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Iraqi government reported seizing assets of all countries joined in economic sanctions, matching United States and other nations' seizure of Iraqi assets. Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Scott Pelley) Operation "Desert Shield" accidents examined. First American hit by friendly fire during 82nd Airborne live ammunition training noted. [82nd Airborne Lieutenant Colonel Paul TROTTI - comments.] Plane crashes, including August crash in Germany, detailed; scenes shown. Snake bite poisonings mentioned. [SOLDIER - describes his accident.] [US Marine Corps Colonel Dick WHITE - comments.]

Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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