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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / Military Buildup #720068

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 21, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: John Roberts) President Bush’s continued push for war in Iraq despite opposition featured; details given of Bush’s report on Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, “Apparatus of Lies.” [BUSH – says this looks like a re-run of a bad movie.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY†- says this is the wrong war at the wrong time.] [Deputy Secretary of State Richard ARMITAGE†- says we must have the guts to take another course if Saddam is not disarming.] Military officials’ report that Saddam plans to blow up his oil wells if it seems his regime will fall noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s order for two more aircraft carriers to move to the Persian Gulf reported.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Plans for basing US forces in Turkey, although it has not yet given its consent, featured; map shown of the US war plan; scenes shown of the 4th Infantry Division in Fort Hood, Texas, which has been ordered to ship out to the region.

Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John;
Martin, David

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