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Gulf War Coverage -- NBC -- 01/25/1991 -- Friday #660338

NBC Special for Friday, Jan 25, 1991

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1st hour (7-8AM):

  • Reporters: Bryant Gumbel / Deborah Norville / Joe Garagiola / George Lewis / Martin Fletcher / Jim Miklaszewski / Irving R. Levine / Robert Hager / Mike Leonard / Lisa Myers
  • Interviews: Peter Hart, Robert Teeter
  • Taped Segments: downing of two Iraqi jets by Saudi Arabian pilot / German diplomacy in Israel / the changing tides of public support for the war / the war's impact on the US economy / security precautions at the upcoming Super Bowl / the small town of Baghdad (Arizona) / US-Israeli relations and the war's impact on them
  • Coverage on "Special Edition of Today: America at War" re: the Persian Gulf war, including Pentagon identification of Lawrence Slade and David Eberly as new US POWs in Iraq. 2nd hour (8-8:55AM):
  • Reporters: Bryant Gumbel / Deborah Norville / George Lewis / Ed Rabel / Dennis Murphy / David Burrington / Irving R. Levine / Gary Matsumoto
  • Interviews: Olivier Todd / Ruprecht Eser / Ellen, Rick, Wendy Schottenstein
  • Taped Segments: the high casualty rate of British Tornado bombers / anti-Western sentiment in Amman / the effect of Americans' fear of terrorism on international travel and tourism / how US military wives are coping with the war / the dangers faced by women serving in the war
  • Coverage on "Special Edition of Today: America at War" re: the Persian Gulf war, including US-France relations and France's stance on the war; US-German relations and Germany's stance on the war; scenes from Iraqi TV of new US POWs; the impact of the war on the US economy.

  • Reporter(s):
    Burrington, David;
    Gumbel, Bryant;
    Levine, Irving R.;
    Lewis, George;
    Matsumoto, Gary;
    Murphy, Dennis;
    Norville, Deborah;
    Rabel, Ed

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