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Iraq / United States Missile Attack #371784

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 03, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The United States strike using satellite-guided cruise missiles against four southern locations in Iraq outlined. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - announces the new extended no fly zone.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph RALSTON, PERRY - outline the United States response.] Talk of a second "mop up" strike noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Scenes shown from Iraqi television of a missile crater and a brief damage report given.

(Amman, Jordan: Tom Fenton) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's reaction to the United States attack featured; scenes shown from Iraqi TV. [Iraqi opposition leader Nouri BADRAN - says he doubts Saddam got the message.] Jordan's condemnation of the intervention noted. [KURDS - disagree with the US attack.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The dropping of plans to partially lift the UN embargo on Iraqi oil sales stated.

(White House: Rita Braver) Clinton's decision-making process concerning the attack of Iraq made during his bus campaign recounted and presidential candidate Robert Dole's call for support of United States troops noted. [DOLE, Senator Richard LUGAR - comment.]

(Aboard the USS Carl Vinson: Vicki Mabrey) The United States mission outlined; scenes shown of the F-14 Tomcats taking off from the USS Carl Vinson in the Persian Gulf. [Navy Rear Admiral Edward MOORE, United States PILOTS - comment on the mission.]

Braver, Rita;
Fenton, Tom;
Mabrey, Vicki;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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