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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 15, 1994
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(In the Persian Gulf: Richard Roth) The United States military presence in the Persian Gulf region despite the apparent recession of the crisis precipitated by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's movement of troops to the Kuwait border featured; scenes shown from the United States fleet on duty in Operation Vigilant Warrior. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - says a war has been deterred.] [Russian foreign minister Andrei KOZYREV - comments on the crisis.] [US Navy Rear Admiral Alexander KREKICH - cites the air force.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Bridgeport, Connecticut: Joe Johns) President Clinton's promise to keep the pressure on Iraq until the troops are pulled back featured; scenes shown of Clinton on the campaign trail. [CLINTON, National Security Adviser Anthony LAKE - defend United States policy.] [Representative Robert DORNAN - criticizes the administration's policy.]

Johns, Joe;
Roth, Richard;
Williams, Brian

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