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Persian Gulf War / Israel / Bush #335033

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 19, 1991
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Tom Fenton) Israel's preparations for defense against Iraqi Scud missile attacks featured; Patriot missile batteries shown being unloaded in Israel; scenes shown of Tel Aviv, Israel, under siege. [Wounded ISRAELI - comments.] [Tel Aviv Mayor Shlomo LAHAT - comments.] [Three Tel Aviv RESIDENTS - comment.] Prospect of Israeli action against Iraq addressed.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Rita Braver) Reaction of President Bush to gulf situation featured; photograph shown of Bush receiving military briefing from Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell and others. Bush's message to Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir about missile attack on Israel quoted on screen. [Israeli ambassador to United States Zalman SHOVAL - says Israel will defend its citizens.] [Senator Alfonse D'AMATO - says if Israel takes steps, it will not fracture the coalition.] Issue of restraint versus retaliation outlined.

Reporter(s):
Braver, Rita;
Fenton, Tom;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:04:00

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