NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 24, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Fred Francis) President Bush's reaction to Iraq's failure to allow United Nations inspections featured. Sending of United States Patriot missiles to Saudi Arabia; American airmen on standby mentioned. [BUSH - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's behavior is unacceptable.] United Nations inspectors' findings of evidence of Iraqi nuclear capability reported. [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - comments.] Evidence that Iraq purchased nuclear weapons supplies from German and United States companies noted; nuclear bomb construction diagrammed on screen. [Nuclear weapons specialist Leonard SPECTOR - comments.] Delay of military action until United Nations inspectors leave Iraq mentioned.