Defense Department News Briefing

Officials of the Defense Department spoke to reporters in the Pentagon on military aspects of the cease-fire in the Persian Gulf war which had… read more

Officials of the Defense Department spoke to reporters in the Pentagon on military aspects of the cease-fire in the Persian Gulf war which had been announced the previous evening by President Bush. Lt. Gen. Kelly announced the final statistics of the operations in the Persian Gulf, as the ground operation had been officially halted at midnight. Admiral McConnell presented a series of photographs taken to show the falsity of Iraqi claims that Iraq’s religious institutions had been targeted and destroyed by coalition forces. Lt. Gen. Kelly said military officials were in the process of planning the withdrawal of U.S. armed forces in the Middle East. Mr. Williams announced the actions being taken by elements of the U.S. armed forces, including the U.S. Army corps of engineers, in the reconstruction of Kuwait. close

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Defense Department News Briefing

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Program ID:
16842-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 28, 1991 | 3:36pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 01, 1991 | 1:20am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Feb 28, 1991 | 3:36pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 28, 1991 | 10:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 01, 1991 | 1:20am EST | C-SPAN 1
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