Defense Department News Briefing

Lt. General Kelly and Admiral McConnell updated reporters on events in the Persian Gulf war. Their remarks concentrated on U.S. and allied military… read more

Lt. General Kelly and Admiral McConnell updated reporters on events in the Persian Gulf war. Their remarks concentrated on U.S. and allied military maneuvers including numbers of air sorties, downed aircraft, Iraqi SCUD attacks, and so on. Mr. Williams announced U.S. aircraft downed behind enemy lines would not be a matter for discussion due to military intelligence secrecy. Lt. Gen. Kelly refused to discuss numbers of Patriot missiles fired nor the first female MIA of the war. Mr. Williams announced the numbers of personnel in the Persian Gulf war “theatre,” and responded to questions from the media. close

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Defense Department News Briefing

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Program ID:
16109-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 31, 1991 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 31, 1991 | 8:50pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 31, 1991 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 31, 1991 | 8:50pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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