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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Crisis in Persian Gulf reported intensifying. Dan Rather's report noted filed by telephone because Iraqi officials cut off satellite transmissions. Report introduced.
(Baghdad, Iraq: Dan Rather) Americans who have been held in Baghdad, Iraq, reported secretly moved to undisclosed location, possibly Al- Mansour Melia Hotel; Iraqi officials quoted. Rumor that Americans were scattered to several sites in city as safeguards against military attacks examined. Iraq-Iran relations mentioned; scenes shown from Iraqi television reporting Iranian prisoners of war returned and from music video praising Iraqi President Saddam Hussein; Iraqi troops noted pulling out of Iranian territory.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer; Baghdad, Iraq: Dan Rather) Use of American detainees to prevent military attacks further analyzed.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) President Bush's administration reported protesting the moving of Americans and demanding to know location. Report introduced.
(State Department: Bill Plante) Bush reported trying to appear unconcerned about possibility of hostages; scenes shown of Bush in Kennebunkport, ME. [BUSH, State Department spokesman Richard BOUCHER - comment.] United Nations Security Council reported voting to join effort to free detainees. [UN ambassador Thomas PICKERING - comments.] [Iraqi ambassador Mohamed Sadiq al-MASHAT - says they are well treated.] [Father and husband of detainees Madhavarao MURIKIPUDI - says God only knows how they are doing.] Iraqis noted not following up on threat to round up foreigners in Kuwait.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev reported accusing Iraqis of treachery for using USSR -supplied arms against Kuwait; Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze quoted. Report introduced.
(Saudi Arabia: Bob Simon) United States military technology in Saudi Arabia detailed; scenes shown. [Marine COMMANDER - comments on rapid deployment force using Pentagon's pre-positioning concept.] [SOLDIER - asks for information from reporters.] [SOLDIER - displays heat-seeking missile.] [Military COMMANDER - comments.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Administration officials reported saying Bush has decided to call up some reservists. Report introduced.
(Pentagon: David Martin) United States Navy warships reported making first known challenge to Iraqi vessels suspected of violating embargo; details given of intercept operation in Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman and Red Sea approaches to port of Aqaba, Jordan; scenes shown. Jordan noted putting armed forces on alert. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell reported visiting departing troops; scenes shown. [POWELL - comments on military buildup.] Military buildup detailed; Pentagon reported commandeering commercial airliners to continue airlift.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Amman: Peter Van Sant) After talks with President Bush in Kennebunkport, ME, Jordan's King Hussein reported returning to Jordan, but will leave soon to discuss negotiations with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein; scenes shown; cost of closing port of Aqaba, Jordan, for sanctions against Iraq noted. [Jordanian senator Hosni SHAEAB - comments.] Popular support of Iraq examined; scenes shown from anti- American demonstration. Jordanian leaders reported saying they will honor United Nations sanctions against Iraq.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Commerce Department June figures on trade deficit cited. Report introduced.
(New York: Ray Brady) Persian Gulf crisis' effect on crude oil and gasoline prices examined; scenes shown from New York, New York, trading; details outlined on screen. [TRADERS - comment on prices.] [Oil trader Peter BEUTEL - talks about gasoline prices.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Washington: Bruce Morton) While America is on vacation, popular opinion of United States troops leaving for Saudi Arabia featured; scenes shown from radio station promotion celebrating military. [President BUSH, SOLDIER - talk tough.] [Two PEOPLE - criticize military.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Magellan space craft, in orbit around Venus, reported having trouble communicating with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) scientists; details given.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Continued violence in Soweto township of South Africa between African National Congress (ANC) supporters and tribal Zulus reported; scenes shown; attempts by ANC leader Nelson Mandela to end fighting reported collapsing as ANC accused government of instigating violence.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Federal judge reported ruling in favor of NCAA authority to prevent former player Braxston Banks from returning to Notre Dame football after failing to be chosen in NFL (National Football League) pro draft.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer; Baghdad, Iraq: Dan Rather) Top news stories recapped. Telephone report given of government restrictions in Baghdad, Iraq, split between military and diplomatic parts of government and desires of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.