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Persian Gulf War / Cease-Fire / Kuwait City #337129

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 28, 1991
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(Kuwait City: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) War's end reported; destruction of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's military equipment featured; scenes shown of allied troops blowing up Iraqi equipment; some Iraqi soldiers noted still fighting. [24th Infantry Division commander Major General Barry McCAFFREY, Central Command Brigadier General Richard NEAL - comment.] Defense Department reported planning to bring troops home.

(White House: Wyatt Andrews) President Bush reported announcing Iraq has agreed to a meeting of top military officers but has refused to release POWs. [While meeting in oval office, BUSH, Kuwaiti ambassador to United States Saud Nasir al-SABAH - comment.] White House noted pressing for continued economic sanctions. ......

(Kuwait City: Dan Rather) Jubilation in liberated Kuwait City, Kuwait, featured; scenes shown of Kuwaitis greeting Arab coalition forces and Marines; Marines and Special Forces taking back United States embassy featured; scenes shown. [MARINE - comments.] [KUWAITI - asks Marine to stay at his house.] Scenes shown of Kuwaitis destroying Iraqi money, flags and posters. [Three KUWAITIS, American Manuel KEENE - describe atrocities.] Scenes shown of teenager who was wounded from Iraqi mine, of Kuwaiti resistance leaders bringing out bodies, and of British ambassador reopening embassy. Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Eric Engberg) Troops' wait to return home featured; remaining dangers noted; scenes shown. [SOLDIERS - respond to news of cease-fire.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Engberg, Eric;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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