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Persian Gulf Crisis / Countdown To Confrontation / 14 Days #335062

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 02, 1991
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(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Countdown to Confrontation segments, which will be broadcast up to the January 15 deadline for Iraq to leave Kuwait, introduced. Report introduced.

(New York: Mark Phillips) Lack of a convincing reason for US military commitment in gulf region examined; historical scenes shown from wars. [Four PEOPLE, psychiatrist/author Robert Jay LIFTON - comment.] [On August 8, August 15, October 16 and November 22, President BUSH; on November 11, Secretary of State James BAKER - give several different reasons.] [Military analyst Edward LUTTWAK - comments.]

Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan

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