Search the Archive

Persian Gulf War / The Attack #335032

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 19, 1991
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Review given of United States and allied attack against Iraqi positions on day 4 of the war.

(Pentagon: David Martin) United States carpet bombing of Iraqi troops featured. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin POWELL - says concentration will now be on the Republican Guard.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff operations director Lieutenant General Thomas KELLY - says they are dug in. ] American troops shown moving into position for possible ground offensive. [US Marine Corporation 2nd Division Colonel Ron RICHARD - comments.] [Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY, Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - talk about deploying Patriot missiles manned by Americans in Israel.] Accidental firing of two Patriots in Saudi Arabia noted.

Martin, David;
Schieffer, Bob

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.