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Persian Gulf War / Friendly Fire / Fear / Simon #336852

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 01, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) United States military in Saudi Arabia reported investigating whether 11 dead Marines were hit by "friendly fire"; details given. Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Scott Pelley) Psychological effect of war examined; female soldiers mentioned; scenes shown of commanders lecturing about fear. [Two SOLDIERS, Air Force psychiatrist Lieutenant Colonel Michel GINGRAS, 82nd Airborne Spec. Christopher BOLMER, Air Force sergeant Lauren LONG - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) CBS reported trying to send representative to Baghdad to inquire about missing newsmen Bob Simon, Peter Bluff, Roberto Alvarez and Juan Caldera; scenes shown of area where crew left their vehicle.

Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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