White House Announcement of Persian Gulf War

Mr. Fitzwater, reading an announcement from President Bush, declared “the liberation of Kuwait has begun.” United States… read more

Mr. Fitzwater, reading an announcement from President Bush, declared “the liberation of Kuwait has begun.” United States forces, Mr. Fitzwater announced, began an attack of Iraq dubbed “Desert Storm,” in enforcement of the United Nations resolution allowing the use of force to remove Iraqi forces from Kuwait. He answered no questions and quickly left the briefing room. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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White House Announcement of Persian Gulf War

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Program ID:
15762-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Briefing Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 16, 1991
Last Aired:
Jan 17, 2008

Airing Details

  • Jan 16, 1991 | 7:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 16, 2008 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 17, 2008 | 3:47am EST | C-SPAN 3
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