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Iraq-US Relations / Showdown / Military Buildup / Freeze #379106

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 16, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Scott Pelley) Concern that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein will not comply with United Nations demands reported; poll results given. [President CLINTON - says the burden of compliance is on Iraq.] [Defense Secretary William COHEN - says this is the last chance as far as he is concerned.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad, Iraq: Allen Pizzey) Return and re-emergence of United Nations humanitarian workers in Iraq featured. [UN spokesman Eric FALT - says the workers will soon be in full operation.] [UNSCOM spokesman Caroline CROSS - says she hopes for cooperation.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Timeline of events up to the time the attack was to begin given. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman General Hugh SHELTON - says there was a lot of discussion.] [COHEN - says Iraq came very close to being attacked.]

(Aboard the USS Hopper: Tom Fenton) Activities of the United States military on the day the United States was supposed to attack Iraq given; scenes shown from on board the ship. [Missile PROGRAMMERS - discuss preparation for attack.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The air strike deadline reviewed.

Fenton, Tom;
Martin, David;
Pelley, Scott;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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