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Persian Gulf Crisis / Air Embargo / United States Military #334773

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 25, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(UN: Bill Plante) United Nations Security Council reported voting for air embargo against Iraq; details of enforcement outlined on screen. [Secretary of State James BAKER - addresses United Nations about Iraq.] [Military analyst retired General George CRIST, Iraqi ambassador to United Nations Abdul Amir al-ANBARI - comment on blockade.] [USSR foreign minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) suggests United Nations might use force against Iraq.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Iraq reported putting President Bush on trial for crimes against the world. Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Bert Quint) Iraq's reaction to new United Nations sanctions examined. [Information minister Latif Nassif JASSEM - comments on possibility of war.] Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's statement Sunday about air blockade recalled. [JASSEM - admits blockade is hurting Iraq.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Shevardnadze's statements to United Nations about possibility of war quoted. Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Preparations for war examined. Movement of USS Independence into Persian Gulf as part of Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney's military strategy reported. Iraqi troop buildup illustrated on screen. [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - comments on Iraqi troops.] Defense Department officials reported saying Iraq still getting help from USSR . Marines' problems with Harrier jump jet examined; Northrop Corporation engineer Howard Hyde's criminal conviction for falsifying test results recalled. [Representative Frank HORTON, HYDE - discuss wrongdoing at Government Operations Committee hearing.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Scott Pelley) Maintenance problems in Army's Apache combat helicopter, made by McDonnell Douglas, examined; General Accounting Office report findings outlined on screen. [PILOT, former assistant secretary of defense Lawrence KORB - comment on trouble.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(State Department: Mark Phillips) Iraqi ambassador Mohamed Sadiq al- Mashat reported delivering Hussein's latest television propaganda for America to State Department; official quoted; details given; scenes shown from tape. [MASHAT - comments.]

Martin, David;
Pelley, Scott;
Phillips, Mark;
Plante, Bill;
Quint, Bert;
Rather, Dan

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