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Frontline: The Gulf War #656516

PBS Special for Tuesday, Jan 09, 1996

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The first of a two part examination of the Persian Gulf War, narrated by Will Lyman, with excerpts of statements by author Bernard Trainor, author Rick Atkinson, former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Colin Powell, President Bush's Middle East advisor Richard Haass, Iraq Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz, Egypt President Hosni Mubarak, former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft, retired General Norman Schwarzkopf, Iraq Republican Guard soldier Abu Joad, Iraq Military Intelligence General Wafic al Sammarai, Kuwait City resident Ray Washer, US Ambassador to Kuwait Nat Howell, Bush, former Secretary of Defense Richard Cheney, former Great Britain Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, former Deputy National Security Advisor Robert Gates, former hostage Stuart Lockwood, Joint Special Operations Commander General Wayne Downing, former USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev, former Secretary of State James Baker, British Air Chief Marshall Sir Patrick Hine, Colonel Joe Purvis, former Defense Secretary Robert MacNamara, former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman William Crowe, Sen. Sam Nunn, Rep. John Porter, Kuwait Ambassador to the US Saud Nasir al-Sabah, Sen. Paul Wellstone, Sen. John Danforth, Coalition Air Commander General Chuck Horner, Strategic Bombing Campaign Commander General Buster Glosson, Colonel David Deptula, Lieutenant Tom Drew, Coalition Forces Deputy Commander in Chief General Calvin Waller, Coaliton Navy Force Commander Vice Admiral Stanley Arthur, CNN reporter Peter Arnett, Iraqi soldier Samdar, Stealth pilots Major Paul Dolson and Major Jerry Leatherman, fighter pilot Major Jon Kelk, F-15 pilot Major Jeff Tice, Israel Defense Minister Moshe Arens, Israel Deputy Foreign Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, Great Britain Special Forces Commander Brigadier Andy Massey, RAF Flight Lieutenants John Peters and John Nichols, Defense Intelligence Agency Director General Harry Soyster, Coalition Intelligence Director General John Leide, Marine helicopter pilot Major Randy Hammond, Marine Sergeant Lawrence Lentz, Marine Corporal Chuck Ingraham, White House Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater, and unidentified others.


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