President George H.W. Bush And The Aftermath Of The Gulf War

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Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: All this week, we've been looking at the life and legacy of President George Herbert Walker Bush - his legacy both on domestic issues here in the U.S. and how he projected American power abroad. Today, we zoom in on a very specific moment in his presidency - the first few months of 1991. The U.S. had begun its military offensive to push Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait. And on February 15, 1991, Bush gave a speech that would later be broadcast directly to Iraqis. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) GEORGE BUSH: And there's another way for the bloodshed to stop, and that is for the Iraqi military and the Iraqi people to take matters into their own hands and force Saddam Hussein,...

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President George H.W. Bush And The Aftermath Of The Gulf War

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