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Persian Gulf Crisis / Diplomacy / Congress #334951

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 11, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Geneva: Peter Van Sant) Meeting between United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein tomorrow in Baghdad examined; details given of peace plan; Israeli-Palestinian conflict mentioned. [After arriving in Jordan, PEREZ de Cuellar - comments.] [British foreign office minister Douglas HOGG - comments on peace plan.] Perez de Cuellar's meeting in Geneva with European Community foreign ministers mentioned; possibility of French peace plan noted. [Dutch foreign minister Hans VAN DEN BROEK, Danish foreign minister Uffe ELLEMANN-JENSEN - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Cairo: Bill Plante) Secretary of State James Baker's latest warning to Hussein reported. [In Taif, Saudi Arabia, BAKER - speaks to Air Force troops.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Wyatt Andrews) Phone call to President Bush from President Mikhail Gorbachev regarding new Persian Gulf peace initiative reported. [BUSH - talks about experts in USSR .] Bush quoted on screen asking Congress for use-of-force resolution. [Representative Doug BARNARD - comments on resolution.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Bob Schieffer) Congress's vote tomorrow on resolution previewed; anti-war demonstrators noted invading Senate chambers and disrupting speech by Senator Sam Nunn; scenes shown. [Senator John WARNER, NUNN - debate resolution.] [Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - comments on vote.] Senator Robert Dole mentioned.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Iraq reported allowing mines to drift into Persian Gulf; damage to USS Samuel Roberts in 1988 from gulf mine recalled.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Scott Pelley) Today's war talk from Hussein reported. [At Moslem conference, HUSSEIN - (thru translator) makes speech.] Pessimism about visit by Perez de Cuellar noted; evacuation of United States embassy mentioned. [Charge d'affaires Joseph WILSON - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Andrews, Wyatt;
Martin, David;
Pelley, Scott;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:11:30

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