Cease-Fire in Persian Gulf War

With the remarks, “Kuwait is liberated. Iraq’s army has been defeated,” President Bush began his announcement to the… read more

With the remarks, “Kuwait is liberated. Iraq’s army has been defeated,” President Bush began his announcement to the nation on the U.S. and coalition forces' victory in the Persian Gulf war. He cautioned against euphoria, but urged the nation to continue their support for the U.S. armed forces serving in the Middle East. He called for Iraq to release all coalition forces' P.O.W.'s and to comply with all United Nations resolutions concerning Kuwait. President Bush also announced a conditional cease-fire to take place at midnight, E.S.T., which is 8:00 A.M. Iraqi time. The cease-fire would allow Iraqi forces to return to Iraq from Kuwait as long as they did not fire upon coalition forces. This address was made at 9:00 PM E.S.T. close

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Program ID:
16819-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Address
Location:
Oval Office, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 27, 1991
Last Aired:
Dec 7, 2002

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  • Feb 27, 1991 | 9:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 28, 1991 | 12:07am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 28, 1991 | 10:16am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 02, 1991 | 6:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 03, 1991 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2002 | 1:39pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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