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Persian Gulf War / Pentagon Assessment #343731

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 10, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Pentagon report on the conduct of the Persian Gulf war examined; map and footage shown of the allied offensive. [On February 27, 1991, United States commander General H. Norman SCHWARZKOPF - comments.] Military use of the media to send out a false message to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein recalled. [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - talks about the press coverage.] [Soldier turned journalist David HACKWORTH - says "Newsweek" reporters went along with the deception.] ["Newsday" Pulitzer Prize winner Patrick SLOYAN - says press should avoid working for the military.]

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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