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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 08, 1996
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(Studio: Jack Ford) Report introduced.

(White House: John Palmer) The keeping tabs by President Clinton's administration on the latest developments in northern Iraq, where two Kurdish factions are clashing, examined. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman John SHALIKASHVILI - says the United States will not stand by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein turns on his people.] The confirmation by government sources that Saddam's attack broke up a covert CIA operation that had been working to overthrow the dictator reported. [Iraqi National Congress Dr. Hamid al- BAYATI - criticizes America.] [Representative Lee HAMILTON - comments on what the United States has done against Saddam.]

(Studio: Jack Ford) Report introduced.

(In the Persian Gulf: Fred Francis) The enforcers of the US-declared no- fly zone over Iraq featured; scenes shown from on board the aircraft carrier USS Vinson and the destroyer Russell, which launched the cruise missiles. [Vinson's Captain Larry BAUCOM - comments.] The analysts' view of the impact of United States cruise missiles on Saddam outlined. [Missile Gunner's Mate Paul CRAWFORD - comments.]

Ford, Jack;
Francis, Fred;
Palmer, John

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