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Iraq / Nuclear Weapons / British Inquiry #339451

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 27, 1991
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(London: Barry Petersen) Iraq's nuclear weapons program and the fallout in Britain examined; scenes shown of the arrival of latest UN team to inspect Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's nuclear capability. [American team member David KAY - comments.] Allegations that Britain did not move quickly enough to stop the shipping of nuclear materials and parts for a supergun to Hussein just days before the invasion of Kuwait detailed. [Physicist John HASSARD - says power and weapons programs are linked.] [Member of Parliament Gordon BROWN - calls for an investigation.] [Trade minister Peter LILLY - responds to Labour Party charges.]

Petersen, Barry;
Schieffer, Bob

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