This program is 26 minutes long
(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Marine Major General Royal Moore reported saying the United States could neutralize Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's air force within thirty-six hours. [MOORE - makes statement.] While campaigning for Republicans, President Bush reported accepting Saddam Hussein's offer to video tape message for broadcast inside Iraq; scenes shown from Topeka, Kansas. Report introduced.
(Baghdad: Doug Tunnel) Hussein reported offering Bush equal time on Iraqi television after hearing of American shot in Kuwait. [Iraqi information ministry Naji al-HADITHI - says no conditions.] While some British women and children leaving Baghdad, Iraq, Canada noted arranging flight out of Kuwait. [WOMAN - describes conditions in Kuwait City, Kuwait.]
(State Department: Mark Phillips) Iraq reported saying they will allow women and children to leave Kuwait City; details given of flight plan; audio heard from Voice of America broadcast. [State Department spokesman Mark DILLEN - comments on man shot in hand by Iraqi troops in Kuwait.] [Iraqi ambassador to United States Mohamed Sadiq al-MASHAT - explains why man was shot.]
(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Secretary of State James Baker reported arriving in Saudi Arabia to seek aid for troop buildup; scenes shown. Report introduced.
(Saudi Arabia: Bob Simon) Culture clashes between United States military medical facilities and Saudi Arabian residents examined; scenes shown of field hospitals. [US Navy Captain Richard MAYO - describes a facility.] [Two female SOLDIERS - comment on restrictions.]
(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Amman: Tom Fenton) Refugee problems in Jordan reported; details given of living conditions; scenes shown of sandstorm in refugee camp; unused camp inside Jordan reported being torn down because it was built on city's water supply. [UNICEF Nigel FISHER - talks about strain on government.] [Refugee and Filipino camp organizer Gerald SANTOS - says Amman is much better than desert.] Rumors that refugees may march to Amman noted.
(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Marine's Cobra helicopter squadron featured; scenes shown. [COMMANDER, SERGEANT MAJOR - comment on mission.] [Two MARINES - comment on possibility of long stay.]
(New York: Bob Schieffer) Secretary of State James Baker reported gaining financial aid from Saudi Arabian King Fahd.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Tallahassee: Wyatt Andrews) Political use of Persian Gulf crisis featured. President Bush reported using military intervention as campaign issue for Republicans in Kansas and Florida; scenes shown from Topeka, Kansas, and Tallahassee, Florida. [At rally for Governor Mike Hayden, BUSH - makes speech.] [Republican pollster Linda DIVALL - comments on Bush's rise in polls.] Challenger Lynn Martin reported criticizing Illinois Senator Paul Simon's call for defense cuts; Harvey Sloan noted attacking Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell on gas price hike issue. [Democratic pollster Paul MASLIN - comments on possible backfire.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) officials reported hoping to repair fuel leak on shuttle Columbia; tentative launch date noted; scenes shown.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Ohio judge reported refusing to dismiss obscenity charges against Cincinnati, Ohio, art gallery and director for Robert Mapplethorpe exhibit.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(New York: Ray Brady) Crude oil prices reported rising due to fear of shortages from Persian Gulf crisis; details given of subsequent gasoline price rises. [Oil analyst Stanley HARBISON, energy security analyst Edward KRAPELS - comment on oil shortages.] [Amoco Corporation chief economist Ted ECK - comments on overburdened United States refineries.] [Yesterday, Energy Department assistant secretary John EASTON - comments on heating oil shortage.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Federal health officials reported setting national health goals for decade; details given.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Special broadcasts tonight as part of Project Education series noted.
(Saudi Arabia: Dan Rather) Marine's Cobra helicopter squadron featured; need for mail noted; scenes shown. [Three MARINES - read letters from United States addressed to "any service members".]