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CNN Evening News for
Sunday, Oct 03, 2004

Headline: Iraq / Contractors / Abernathy Interviews

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(Studio: Carol Lin) The high salaries & high risk for foreign contractors working in Iraq noted. [September 21, wife of slain hostage Pati HENSLEY†- says these gentlemen were there to help the Iraqi people.] Live in-studio discussion held with Roberta & Amber Abernathy†, wife & daughter of Reginald {Ray} Abernathy {photos shown}, about his decision to leave his job as a Chattanooga police officer to train the new Iraqi security force. [ABERNATHYS – explain that he went in order to afford to pay for his children’s education; note the huge salary difference; comment on living with the risk; say the Iraqis have a problem with Americans in their country.]

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Program Time:09:27:40 pm - 09:33:40 pm. Duration: 06:00
Reporters:Lin, Carol
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