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Persian Gulf War / Ground War / Cheney-Powell Trip #337227

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 09, 1991
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Riyadh: Susan Spencer) Meeting of Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell and United States commander General H. Norman Schwarzkopf to discuss issue of if and when to launch a ground war featured; scenes shown. [Military spokesmen Saudi Colonel Ahmed al- ROBAYAN, French Brigadier General Daniel GAZEAU, British group Captain Niall IRVING - brief press on air war.] Film shown of French bombing of aircraft shelters and British bombing of bridges. United States information about Iraqi artillery losses outlined on screen. Military brass noted heading home for tomorrow's briefing with President Bush.

Schieffer, Bob;
Spencer, Susan

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