This program is 26 minutes long
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Installation of new government in Kuwait by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein noted.
(Persian Gulf: Dan Rather) Reports reviewed about what Iraqi military forces are doing in Kuwait; map shown; details given of decision by European Community, shown meeting in Rome, to put on economic sanctions.
(Cairo: Bill McLaughlin) Diplomatic efforts by Arab nations to get Hussein to stop and roll back featured; scenes shown from Cairo, Egypt. [Egyptian President Hosni MUBARAK - says Arab leaders can find solution without foreign intervention.] [Kuwaiti minister of cabinet affairs Abdel Rahman el-AWADI - says Mubarak has been the most powerful moving force.] [In Cairo, stranded KUWAITI - comments.] [Egyptian magazine editor Imaad ADIB - says question is what Hussein wants.]
(Persian Gulf: Dan Rather, Tom Fenton) Worldwide protests against Iraqi takeover of Kuwait examined; details given of decision by European Community, shown meeting in Rome, to put on economic sanctions. [Middle East analyst Fred HALLIDAY - predicts what blockade could do.] Pressure from United States on both Turkey and Saudi Arabia to shut off Iraqi oil pipelines through those countries noted. [Defense analyst Francis TUSA - comments.] Hussein's power to push up world oil prices noted. [Economist Henry SCHULER - says he can also control oil output from Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.] Issue of fate of 15 pro-Iranian terrorists held in Kuwait prisons for bombing of American and French embassies in 1983 and their link to American hostages Terry Anderson and Thomas Sutherland in Lebanon detailed.
(Persian Gulf: Dan Rather) Review given of what is happening in the Persian Gulf; aerial scenes shown of oil tankers stacked there.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer; Persian Gulf: Dan Rather) Questions about the Persian Gulf region discussed; details given of role of American ships in area, region's view of Hussein and issue of whether Saudi Arabia will ask for United States help. President Bush's statement about status quo noted.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(White House: Linda Taira) Military options under discussion by US featured; details given of meeting of President Bush, Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney, Secretary of State James Baker and White House Chief of Staff John Sununu for a strategy session on the Persian Gulf crisis; scenes and photograph shown. [Kuwait ambassador to United States Sheik Saud Nasir al-SABAH - says we will work together with US.] [Senator Steven SYMMS - talks about diplomacy in the region.] Administration's call for an international boycott noted.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer; Pentagon: David Martin) Review given of military situation in Persian Gulf area of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and how US might react if Iraqi President Saddam Hussein tries to grab Saudi oil fields. [Former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Admiral William CROWE - says war with Iraq would not be simple or quick.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer; State Department: Bill Plante) Historic joint announcement by United States and USSR calling for Iraq to pull back from Kuwait described; details given of USSR 's role as a "player" in the Persian Gulf region. :18:00 (COMMERCIAL: Centrum; Dean Witter; Mercedes-Benz.)
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Interview held with Senator Jim Sasser about impact of Persian Gulf crisis on United States economy and moves to deal with budget deficit. [SASSER - talks about the urgency to deal with deficit in light of these events that may lead to inflationary pressures through higher oil prices.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Defense bill that has been approved by Senate outlined.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Congress reported authorizing increase in debt ceiling.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Dallas: James Hattori) Release in Baghdad, Iraq, of American oil workers missing in Kuwait featured; details given of reactions of Americans to family members and friends trapped in region. [Iraqi ambassador to United States Mohamed Sadiq al-MASHAT - says 11 of 14 missing Americans have been found.] [In North Richland Hills, Texas, son of American oil worker Jarrod CARR - says his father has been freed.] [American wife of Kuwaiti national Victoria al-IBRAHIM - talks about husband's involvement.] [Agricultural project worker's ASSOCIATE - says fellow businessman (named) is trapped in Kuwait.]