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Iraq / United States Bombing / Kitty Hawk / Baghdad / Kuwait #346864

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 13, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Decision by President Bush to bomb military targets in Iraq featured; scenes shown of planes taking off for the raid from the USS Kitty Hawk; kinds of planes used cited. [US central command General Joseph HOAR - comments on the raid.] [BUSH - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein must see we mean what we say.] Iraq's trips into the Kuwait demilitarized zone to recover weaponry noted; scenes shown. [Iraqi UN ambassador Nizar HAMDOON - says Iraq will now approve flights for the United Nations planes.] Acts precipitating a United States response and the Iraqi response to the air raids reviewed.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Aboard the aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk in the Persian Gulf: Barry Petersen) View of the start of the attack from the Kitty Hawk featured; scenes shown of the planes that carried out the mission and from a pilots' briefing. [Petty Officer 3d Class Joseph WEST - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Bob Simon) Response from Iraq to the United States air attacks examined; scenes shown of Baghdad at night. [On Iraqi TV, SADDAM - (thru translator) says another battle of a holy war has begun.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Umm Qasr: Tom Fenton) The series of Iraqi incursions in the DMZ (demilitarized zone) in Kuwait examined; scenes shown from Umm Qasr, Kuwait, and from the bunker from which Iraq took weaponry. [UN spokesperson Abdel Latif KABBAJ - says United Nations did not have the capacity to take action.] [UN OBSERVER - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The United States air raid against Iraqi targets reviewed.

Fenton, Tom;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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