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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Chemical Weapons #577078

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 08, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Katherine Couric) United States preparedness for possible Iraqi chemical weapons use detailed; scenes shown from aftermath of Iraqi chemical weapons use against Kurds and from April 1990, of President Saddam Hussein admitting chemical weapons could wipe out half of Israel. [Brookings Institution Elisa HARRIS - comments on mustard and nerve gasses.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, General Colin POWELL - talks about troops' heavy protective clothing.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Fort Bragg, North Carolina: Kenley Jones) Family members and friends of soldiers leaving Fort Bragg, North Carolina, featured. [Wife Sue GREEN, fiancee Lisa TOLUTO - explain their fears.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Couric, Katherine;
Jones, Kenley
Duration:
00:04:00

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