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Iraq-US Relations / Military Option / Town Meeting #178143

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 18, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The White House-backed town meeting to gain public support for a military strike against Iraq introduced.

(White House: Sam Donaldson) The demonstrations at the town meeting at the Ohio State University featured; scenes shown of protesters. [Four PEOPLE - raise questions.] [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT, Secretary of Defense William COHEN, National Security Adviser Samuel BERGER - respond to questions; state policy about dealing with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan about the chances for a diplomatic solution to the Iraqi crisis noted.

(Baghdad: Morton Dean) The reaction in Baghdad featured; scenes shown from a weapons lab where vaccines are now manufactured. [UN Denis HALLIDAY - says everybody is nervous.] The showing of the American movie Wage the Dog also noted.

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:05:00

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