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Saudi Arabia / Al Khobar Bomb / Pentagon Report #371554

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Findings from an independent commission on the bombing at a United States military housing complex in Saudi Arabia that blames US commanders in the field and the Pentagon outlined; scenes shown from the Al Khobar complex area. [Task force director retired General Wayne DOWNING - says there was time to reduce vulnerability; comments on the request for the fence to be moved; points out obvious security lapses.]


(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Bob Schieffer) Three thousand United States troops from Fort Hood, Texas, said joining those already stationed in Kuwait for a possible attack on Iraq reported; scenes shown. [President CLINTON - explains his position on Iraq.] Republican criticism of the president's moves outlined. [House Speaker Newt GINGRICH - offers criticism.] [Senator Sam NUNN - comments.]

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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