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Gulf Crisis: The Force #572552

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Fred Francis) Nature of a war with Iraq examined; details illustrated. [Military strategist retired Lieutenant General William ODOM, Vice President Dan QUAYLE - comment.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw; Pentagon: Fred Francis) Possibility Hussein will attack United States forces or Israel before full effects of sanctions are felt noted; Congressional testimony of two former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairmen, General David Jones and Admiral William Crowe, recalled; opinions of Pentagon and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell noted.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Andrea Mitchell) Congressional opposition to use of force against Iraq examined; meeting tomorrow between President Bush and Congressional leaders mentioned; unannounced lunch between Representative Thomas Foley, Robert Michel and Bush reported. [Former Navy secretary James WEBB, Senators Sam NUNN, Edward KENNEDY - comment at Senate Armed Service Committee hearing.] [Senator Richard LUGAR, BUSH - comment on need for special session to discuss United Nations resolution.] Senator Bob Dole's advice to Bush regarding special session noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred;
Mitchell, Andrea

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