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Persian Gulf Crisis / United States Military / Arab Summit #572293

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 13, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) Congressional leaders reported calling for special session to debate President Bush's military authority; response from White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater quoted. [Senators Edward KENNEDY, Richard LUGAR, Arlen SPECTER - comment.] Response from Pentagon reported; troop rotation plans mentioned. Senate reported announcing committee hearings. [Senator George MITCHELL, Secretary of State James BAKER - comment.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced. ...... (Baghdad: Tom Aspell) Reaction to call for Arab summit from Morocco's King Hassan examined; Iraqi deputy prime minister Taha Yasin Ramadan reported delivering message from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to King Hassan in Morocco; scenes shown of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak meeting with Muammar el-Kadhafi in Libya, of King Hussein and PLO leader Yasir Arafat meeting in Amman, Jordan, and of former United States attorney general Ramsey Clark meeting with Saddam Hussein; rationing in Iraq detailed. [Iraqi deputy prime minister Sadun HAMMADI - says we won't negotiate just because of sanctions.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Marines' operation "Imminent Thunder" training exercise on Saudi Arabian beaches Thursday previewed; details illustrated on screen. Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Keith Morrison) Departure of USS Missouri from Southern California for Persian Gulf reported; ship's role in World War II noted; scenes shown. [United States Marine Corps Sergeant George AMOS, daughter Sandy AMOS, three SAILORS, RELATIVE - comment on leaving.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Iraq reported denying defection of Iraqi army captain to Turkey; captain's claims of Saddam Hussein's executions mentioned.

Aspell, Tom;
Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
Morrison, Keith

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