George H. W. Bush: Address to Congress on the Persian Gulf Crisis


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On September 11, 1990, exactly eleven years before another President Bush spoke on a day that Americans will always remember, President George H. W. Bush gave his Address to Congress on the Persian Gulf Crisis, concerning a Middle Eastern threat to U.S. values and security—Iraq's military occupation of neighboring Kuwait. The first President Bush declared that this invasion would not stand. He spoke hopefully to Congress and the American people about how determined action by a broad coalition...