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6 Battle for the Gulf, 1 of 6, A Summer Cloud
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 1 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 52 mins
At the end of the Iran-Iraq War, Iraq was close to bankruptcy because of President Saddam Hussein’s military spending and his attempts to build nuclear weapons. The U.S. had sided with Saddam Hussein during Iraq’s eight-year war with Iran, but the American government was confident it could contain his ambition...
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 2 of 6, A Dark and Frightening Picture
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This film begins on August 2nd, 1990 – the day Iraq invaded Kuwait. Republican Guard tanks sealed off the city while Iraqi special-forces seized government buildings. The advancing Iraqis met little resistance. The Emir had stood down his army to avoid provoking Saddam. Many of his soldiers were taking their sum...
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 3 of 6, Wrong on All Points
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Republican Guard tanks sealed off Kuwait city while Iraqi special forces seized government buildings. The advancing Iraqis met little resistance. The Emir had stood down his army to avoid provoking Saddam. Many of his soldiers were taking their summer vacations. Saddam thought any reprisals would be limited and wo...
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 4 of 6, The 19th Province
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The Cairo conference, the diplomatic offensive, the exodus of refugees from Kuwait, the military mobilization and the Allied decision to go on the offensive on November 8th, 1990. The occupation of Kuwait, the organisation of the resistance, the military build-up of 700,000 troops and the final diplomatic rounds....
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 5 of 6, A Different Kind of War
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The air war by the Allies begins. The Allies started jamming Baghdad’s radar defences. The jamming gave the game away. Iraqi radars were blinded, but 3,000 anti-aircraft guns and 60 missile batteries began firing wildly into the sky. Allied missiles destroyed the main telephone tower. Another laser-guided bomb h...
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 6 of 6, Wounds in the Soul
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Surrender at Safwan: a secret deal? The rebellions by the Kurds in the north and Shia in the south; the imposition of sanctions on post-war Iraq. The effects of the war on Iraq, on Saudi Arabia and on Palestine.
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60 Minutes, A Crime Against Humanity
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presented by Scott Pelley, 1957-; produced by Nicole Young, fl. 2009 and Katie Kerbstat, 1989-, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 2015), 13 mins
A report on the August 2013 Sarin nerve gas attack on Syrian residents in the suburbs of Damascus which U.S. authorities estimate killed over 1,400 civilians, including many children. The rockets delivering the gas were types used by the Syrian army and launched from land held by the dictatorship under Syrian Pres...
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presented by Scott Pelley, 1957-; produced by Nicole Young, fl. 2009 and Katie Kerbstat, 1989-, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 2015), 13 mins
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60 Minutes, The Spy Among Us, Part 1
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presented by Steve Kroft, 1945-; produced by Draggan Mihailovich, fl. 1994-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 2015), 14 mins
An interview / profile of Jack Barsky, a former spy for the Soviet Union’s KGB, assigned to the United States during the last years of the Cold War, with the aim of infiltrating President Jimmy Carter’s White House. Barsky, born Albrecht Dittrich in East Germany, was recruited by a Russian KGB agent. Failing a...
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presented by Steve Kroft, 1945-; produced by Draggan Mihailovich, fl. 1994-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 2015), 14 mins
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60 Minutes, The Spy Among Us, Part 2
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presented by Steve Kroft, 1945-; produced by Draggan Mihailovich, fl. 1994-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 2015), 14 mins
An interview / profile of Jack Barsky, a former spy for the Soviet Union’s KGB, assigned to the United States during the last years of the Cold War, with the aim of infiltrating President Jimmy Carter’s White House. Barsky, born Albrecht Dittrich in East Germany, was recruited by a Russian KGB agent. Failing a...
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presented by Steve Kroft, 1945-; produced by Draggan Mihailovich, fl. 1994-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 2015), 14 mins
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60 Minutes, President Zelenskyy, Part 1
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presented by Scott Pelley, 1957-; produced by Maria Gavrilovic, fl. 2011-2015; interview by Scott Pelley, 1957-, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 2022), 17 mins
An interview with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Zelenskyy discusses the civilian casualties in Bucha and the challenges he faces leading a country under attack. Includes interviews with Valeriy Matvienko, and Tetyana Dmitriivna, residents of Bucha; and Andriy Yermak, Zelenskyy’s chief of staff and bus...
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presented by Scott Pelley, 1957-; produced by Maria Gavrilovic, fl. 2011-2015; interview by Scott Pelley, 1957-, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 2022), 17 mins
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