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Persian Gulf War / Oil Warfare #335147

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 27, 1991
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Riyadh: Allen Pizzey) Accidental United States hit on oil terminal that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein had deliberately let spill into the Persian Gulf featured; scenes cleared by United States military censors shown. [US commander General H. Norman SCHWARZKOPF - shows guided munitions' film as it hits oil terminals.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Scott Pelley) Impact of oil slick on Saudi Arabia examined; scenes shown of oil on the beach. [Gulf environmental consultant Farouk el-BAZ - cites danger to desalinization plants.] Map shown to illustrate the extent of the oil slick in the Persian Gulf. [Desalinization plant manager Salman al-DOWSARY - explains precautions.] [Saudi environment minister Abdulbar al-GAIN - worries about the birds.] Economic terrorism by Hussein reviewed. [Saudi oil executive Abdulasis al-HOKAIL - says oil production will not be hurt.]

Chung, Connie;
Pelley, Scott;
Pizzey, Allen

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