British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

John Simpson on Baghdad in the Gulf War

Title
John Simpson on Baghdad in the Gulf War
Genre
Interview
TX Date
21 Jan 1991
Year of production
1991
Play audio
To listen to the audio files, please log in.
Duration
00:03:57
Description
BBC’s John Simpson talking to LBC’s Andy Stenton about the hotel he was staying at in Baghdad being hit by a Cruise missile while he was doing a piece to camera; the new breed of aerial warfare able to target specific buildings; damage in Baghdad; what the Iraqis had been saying about casualties; and the mood of the local people. All British journailsts have now been kicked out of Baghdad as the Gulf War continues.
Contributors
John Simpson; Andy Stenton
Keywords
Propaganda; Aerial bombardment; Missiles; Military operations; Casualties; Iraq; War damage; Gulf War (1990-1991); Baghdad; War (events); Operation Desert Storm (1991)

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 326 times.