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Persian Gulf War / Iraq / United States Military #335067

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 21, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Bad weather and enemy aircraft reported hindering air strikes against Iraq and delaying ground war; Navy F-14 noted first United States aircraft to be shot down by Iraqi jets; Iraqi air force and Scud missile launchers noted hiding. [Joint Chiefs of Staff operations director Lieutenant General Thomas KELLY, two PILOTS, Air Force Major General Burton MOORE - comment.] Evidence that Iraqi troops are cut off from supplies reported; photos shown of Iraqi troops taken prisoner from oil platforms. [Navy Lieutenant Commander Robert COLLIGAN - says some look undernourished.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Scott Pelley) Scud missile attacks against Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown of Patriot missile intercepting a Scud; details given of Patriot cost and effectiveness. [Patriot crewman Captain Joe De ANTONA - comments.] State of war against Iraq reviewed. [82nd Airborne sergeant Pana GIANNAKAKOS - describes high morale.] [USS Saratoga Rear Admiral George GEE - comments on loss of two planes.] [Air Force rescue team Captain Randy GOFF - talks about rescuing of downed pilot behind enemy lines.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) CBS News-"New York Times" poll on war cited.

Martin, David;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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