The Gulf War

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This stirring two-part series follows individuals who are affected by strange illnesses when they return home from the Persian Gulf. Jim Tuite (Ted Danson, "Cheers"), an ex-Presidential Secret Service agent working for Senator Donald Riegle (Brian Dennehy, "First Blood"), not only finds that veterans suffer from Gulf War Syndrome but believes that the government is trying to cover it up.

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1 Season, 4 Episodes
May 31, 1998
6.4/10
Cast: Ted Danson, Jennifer Jason Leigh
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The Gulf War
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  • As Jim Tuite and Senator Donald Riegle prepare their case against the government, the information starts pouring in: calls and letters from veterans discussing their illnesses and their treatment, or lack thereof, by the Department of Veterans Affairs; reports from the Czech Ministry of Defense confirming the presence of chemical agents in the areas of Northern Saudi Arabia and more.

  • As Jim Tuite and Senator Donald Riegle prepare their case against the government, the information starts pouring in: calls and letters from veterans discussing their illnesses and their treatment, or lack thereof, by the Department of Veterans Affairs; reports from the Czech Ministry of Defense confirming the presence of chemical agents in the areas of Northern Saudi Arabia and more.

  • When retired U.S. Secret Service agent Jim Tuite begins work with Senator Donald Riegle, he finds veterans denied proper medical benefits and concludes billions in payouts would result if the government admitted that toxic chemicals were sprayed during the Persian Gulf War.

  • When retired U.S. Secret Service agent Jim Tuite begins work with Senator Donald Riegle, he finds veterans denied proper medical benefits and concludes billions in payouts would result if the government admitted that toxic chemicals were sprayed during the Persian Gulf War.