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Persian Gulf War / Ground War / Kuwait City / Bush / Iraq #337109

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 26, 1991
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(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Bob McKeown) Update given on battles within and outside Kuwait City, Kuwait.

(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Bahrain officials quoted on new oil slick in Persian Gulf. Report introduced.

(White House: Wyatt Andrews) President Bush's reaction to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's latest withdrawal offer reported. [BUSH - dismisses speech.] French and British noted supporting Bush. [British Prime Minister John MAJOR - comments on destroying Iraqi weapons.] President Mikhail Gorbachev noted urging an end to bloodshed. [Senator Robert DOLE - criticizes Gorbachev.]

(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Betsy Aaron) Iraqi people's reaction to Bush's rejection of Saddam's victory declaration examined. [IRAQI - comments.] Ministry of information press release quoted; Baghdad radio reported rebroadcasting Saddam's order for troops to leave Kuwait.

Aaron, Betsy;
Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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