TITLE

The hidden costs of Saddam Hussein

AUTHOR(S)
Gergen, D.
PUB. DATE
January 1991
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/21/91, Vol. 110 Issue 2, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on some of the ways the Persian Gulf crisis is affecting Washington, and not only financially. Sen. David Boren (Dem.-Okla.) worries the US will need a war surtax to meet its domestic needs; New initiatives harder to push; Increased television coverage: better information or better pictures?; Casualties, body bags, financial cost and foreign contributions. Reports that Richard Darman and John Sununu making peace with opponents.
ACCESSION #
9101210667

 

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