6,528Sep 11, 1990
Presidential Address on Persian Gulf
President Bush addressed a Joint Session of Congress on issues in the
Persian Gulf and the status of budget negotiations. President Bush
called on the American people to conserve fuel ...
5,929Sep 4, 1990
Averting a Middle East Holocaust
Mr. Nicolaides urged President Bush to not be hostile against Iraq, saying that aggression would be against our national interest.
5,018Apr 30, 1991
U.S. Military Reform After Oper. Desert Storm
The committee heard testimony in one of a continuing series of hearings on U.S. defense policy following the end of the Cold War and the Persian Gulf war. Specifically, the committee sought to ...
1,525Jan 13, 1991
Book Discussion on The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power
Mr. Yergin talked about his book The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power, published by Touchstone Books, about the history of the oil industry and its influence on world ...
1,504Oct 1, 1992
Book Discussion on It Doesn't Take A Hero
General Schwarzkopf, chief commander of the coalition forces in the Persian Gulf War, discussed his autobiography It Doesn’t Take A Hero, published by Bantam Books. The general ...
1,317Feb 4, 1991
Persian Gulf War
Christopher Hitchens and Morton Kondracke discussed the call for a possible deadline for the end of the Persian Gulf. They discussed the strategy of the allied forces and political decision for ...
1,249Jan 29, 1991
State of the Union Address
In the first State of the Union address delivered to America at war in nearly twenty years, President Bush attempted to reassure the nation that the U.S. will win the war in the Persian Gulf as well ...
1,054Mar 6, 1991
The Success of Persian Gulf War
One week after announcing a cease-fire in the Persian Gulf war, and on the evening before Secretary of State James Baker’s diplomatic tour of the Middle East, President Bush addressed a joint ...
1,053Feb 8, 1991
Joint Arab Forces Military News Briefing
General Sultan, commander of the Joint Arab Forces in the Persian Gulf,
spoke to reporters on events in the Persian Gulf War concerning Saudi
forces. He reaffirmed the Saudi ...
1,002Jan 16, 1991
Persian Gulf Air War Begins
The president addressed the nation from the Oval Office following the joint
military attacks against Iraq that had begun earlier in the
Announcing “the liberation ...
975Jan 19, 1994
Book Discussion on Live From the Battlefield
Mr. Arnett discussed his book Live From the Battlefield, published by Simon and Schuster. He discussed his experiences as a war correspondent. The largest part of the book is ...
864Jan 16, 1991
White House Announcement of Persian Gulf War
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 ...
792Jun 8, 1991
National Victory Celebration Parade
Bands played, troops marched, flags flew and military weaponry and
equipment rolled down Constitution Avenue during the $12 million
National Victory Celebration Parade in Washington, ...
729Oct 4, 1991
A New Middle East: Myth or Reality
Mr. Hitchens talked about U.S. foreign policy towards the Middle East. He made comparisons between U.S. policy in the early 1980s and the Persian Gulf War. He also talked about ...
691Jan 20, 2011
20th Anniversary of the Persian Gulf War
Former President George H.W. Bush commemorated the 20th anniversary of the initiation of military operations to liberate Kuwait from Iraq by inviting Desert Storm veterans to a discussion among ...
659Nov 9, 1990
Strategic Weapons in a Changing World
Mr. Duggan announced the purpose of the conference, which was to discuss the role of strategic weapons in the post-Cold War era. Speakers Gaffney, Graham, and Kraemer spoke of various ...
653Sep 16, 1990
Message to Iraqi People
Saddam Hussein offered President Bush the chance to address the people of Iraq. President Bush agreed to the offer and his videotaped address was aired unedited in Baghdad on September 16, ...
621Aug 3, 1990
Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait
Then President Bush spoke to reporters about the invasion of Kuwait. On August 2, 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait and seized control of the country within 24 hours.
Video was provided ...
603Jan 9, 1991
Geneva Meeting on Persian Gulf Crisis
Mr. Aziz spoke to reporters following his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, widely considered to be the final chance for a peaceful resolution of the Persian Gulf ...
582Mar 7, 1991
Medal of Freedom Award to Thatcher
President Bush awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of Great Britain, in a ceremony at the White House. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the ...
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