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Iraq / United States Missile Strikes #614837

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 04, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Ed Rabel) The second round of United States missile strikes on Iraq and the pullout of Iraqi forces from the north reported; details given of two incidents over the new no-fly zone and the impact of the cruise missile attacks on Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's air defense in the south. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - talks about today's mission.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph RALSTON - comments.]

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) President Clinton's announcement that the mission has achieved its objective featured; scenes shown from the Oval Office. [CLINTON - says it was an appropriate and satisfactory response.] [Retired General Colin POWELL - supports the mission.] [Representative Tom DASCHLE, Senator Don NICKLES - comment.] [Former British Prime Minister Margaret THATCHER - comments on France.]

(Zako, Northern Iraq: Ron Allen) The warring Kurdish factions in Iraq featured; details given of the problems and United States involvement. [US Army Captain John WHITE, humanitarian workers Ron SOKOVIAK, Jeremy ANDERSON - talk about the current situation.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Discussion of the Iraqi situation with Gulf War commander H. Norman Schwarzkopf presented. [SCHWARZKOPF - comments on the Kurds, the United States action and sanctions.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Hussein's speech of romantic hyperbole to his military outlined.

Allen, Ron;
Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Rabel, Ed

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