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Persian Gulf War / Scud Attacks / Oil Spill #335118

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 25, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Iraqi Scud missile attacks on both Saudi Arabia and Israel noted. Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Tom Fenton) United States Patriot missiles reported failing to stop Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's Scud missile attack against Tel Aviv, Israel; details given; scenes shown; question of retaliation mentioned. [RESIDENT, Israeli journalist Hirsch GOODMAN, military spokesman General Nachman SHAI - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Motivations for and impact of Iraqi oil slick in Persian Gulf examined; details illustrated on screen; scenes shown. [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - Joint Chiefs of Staff operations director Lieutenant General Thomas KELLY, Friends of the Earth Brent BLACKWELDER - comment.] Position of United States troops in Saudi desert noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Wyatt Andrews) President Bush's reaction to oil slick reported. [BUSH - mentions Scud attacks on Israel.] Threat of terrorism in United States mentioned.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview presented with Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney. [CHENEY - blames oil slick on Iraq; talks about Scud attacks on Israel.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Fenton, Tom;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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