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Persian Gulf War / Israel Scud Attack #335121

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 25, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview presented with Israeli ambassador to UN Yoram Aridor. [ARIDOR - comments on United States efforts to stop Iraqi Scud missile attacks against Israel; discusses need for retaliation.] Report introduced.

(State Department: Bill Plante) Operation Desert Storm cost estimate that will be presented by administration to Congress cited; exiled Kuwaiti government noted promising more financial support for US-led war against Iraq; pledges from Saudi Arabia, other Gulf states, Japan and Germany outlined on screen. [Kuwaiti ambassador to United States Sheik Saud Nasir al-SABAH, Senator Pete DOMENICI - comment on pledges.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Missing CBS news team of Bob Simon, Peter Bluff, Roberto Alvarez and Juan Caldera mentioned; scenes shown from team's video of United States troops moving to front and of Saudi militia in border town.

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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