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Waiting for War (1991)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-01-11

Duration: 00:08:26

Subjects: Military | Iraq | Operation Desert Shield, 1990-1991 | Persian Gulf War, 1991


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Baker, James Speaker
  • Aziz, Tariq Speaker
  • Garig, Peggy Interviewee
  • Garig, Fletcher Interviewee
  • Watt, Molly Interviewee


This segment from the January 11, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s visit with two military families in Louisiana waiting to see if the United Nations is going to go to war against Iraq. Her report includes highlights of a press conference with Secretary of State James Baker and Iraq Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz following their recent meeting. Nachman interviews Peggy Garig and Fletcher Garig, the parents of a soldier, and Molly Watt, the wife of a soldier. Host: Robert Collins