This program is 26 minutes long
(Persian Gulf: Dan Rather) Iraq reported saying they will begin pulling troops out of Kuwait by Sunday; earlier statement from President Bush quoted; invasion reviewed; Saudi Arabia, missing United States oil workers and world economy mentioned. Report introduced.
(Persian Gulf: Tom Fenton) Iraq reported overcoming pockets of Kuwaiti resistance on way to Saudi Arabian border; telephone interview heard of British embassy's David McDonough in Kuwait City, Kuwait; audio heard of today's final radio plea for help, translated on screen. [Middle East expert Fouad AJAMI - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein knows any push into Saudi Arabia will trigger United States intervention.] Arab League meeting in Cairo, Egypt, noted condemning invasion; scenes shown of meeting, of anti-Iraq demonstrations outside and of crowds cheering takeover in Baghdad, Iraq. King Hussein of Jordan reported visiting Iraq; scenes shown. Member of deposed Kuwaiti royal family reported leading demonstrations in London. [Sheik Khaled al-SABAH - comments.]
(Persian Gulf: Dan Rather) Bush noted leaving for weekend at Camp David. Report introduced.
(White House: Lesley Stahl) Bush's strategy examined. [BUSH - comments on Saudi Arabia.] Saudi Arabian ambassador noted spending morning at White House; Bush noted telephoning Saudi King Fahd. Bush reported pressing for United Nations economic sanctions despite Arab leaders asking him to wait for "Arab solution." [UN ambassador Thomas PICKERING - lists sanctions.] [In Moscow, Secretary of State James BAKER - announces joint US-USSR call for cut-off of arms supplies to Iraq.]
(Persian Gulf: Dan Rather) Before Iraqi troop withdrawal announcement, United States reported telling NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) allies, including Turkey, of readiness to defend Saudi Arabia.
(Pentagon: David Martin) United States military options examined; intelligence experts reported saying Iraq prepared to invade Saudi Arabia; photos shown. [State Department spokesman Richard BOUCHER - comments on situation and missing oil workers.] [Iraqi ambassador to United States Mohamed Sadiq al-MASHAT - denies accusations.] Saudis noted still refusing United States access to air bases. [Washington Institute for Near East Policy Martin INDYK - comments on gaining Saudi trust.] Iraqi official reported negotiating with Saudi Arabia.
(Persian Gulf: Dan Rather) Persian Gulf fear detailed; explanation given of why exact location of broadcast not disclosed.
(New York: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.
(Studio: Ray Brady) Iraqi invasion of Kuwait's effect on economy, especially oil prices, detailed; scenes shown from stock market. "Stock Market Report". [Oil broker Peter BEUTEL - says price rise is unprecedented.] [Economists Susan LAKATOS, Alan ACKERMAN - comment on employment and recession.] ......
(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Jerry Bowen) Consumers reported angry about illogical rise in gas prices; details outlined on screen. [Service station owner Garo TABIBIAN, CONSUMER, Chicago dealer Leo GALIGANI, ARCO Products Company George BABIKIAN, energy industry analyst Donna HOSTETLER, Senator Joseph LIEBERMAN - comment.]
(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.
(Houston: Scott Pelley) United States dependence on oil imports examined; imports and domestic reserves outlined on screen; scenes shown of Iraqi and Kuwaiti crude oil tankers embargoed off United States ports. [Senator Lloyd BENTSEN, oil industry analyst Allen BROOKS, oil industry consultant Kep KEPLINGER, FINA Oil and Chemical Company Ron HADDOCK - comment.]
(Studio: Charles Kuralt) House of Representatives reported approving version of civil rights bill that President Bush has threatened to veto; details given; Senate passage of similar bill noted.
(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall reported checking into hospital for observation after tripping and falling.
(Persian Gulf: Dan Rather) Arab opinion of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait examined; many reported feeling Kuwait deserving; scenes shown of holy day in Amman, Jordan. [Jordan Center for Middle East Studies Kamel Abu JABER - comments on Arab feelings of Western neglect and repercussions of United States intervention.]
(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Iraq's promise of troop withdrawal from Kuwait reported being received with skepticism in West.
(Israel: Bob Simon) Israeli opinion of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait examined; analysts reported believing he will stop with Kuwait. [Middle East analyst Mark HELLER - comments.] Israel reported expected to defend Jordan while United States defends Saudi Arabia; Hussein noted taking advantage of anti-US sentiment in region; historical scenes shown illustrating ancient Middle East conflict; Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Syrian President Hafez al-Assad reported expected to cooperate, maybe even with Israel.