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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 08, 2002
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(Studio: Stone Phillips) Report introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s defiant response to war threats from the US featured; details given of Saddam’s preliminary preparations for a war; scenes shown of a parade in Baghdad. [Vice President Dick CHENEY – says the government of the US will not look the other way as threats accumulate.] [U.N. Secretary General Kofi ANNAN - says he sees no change in attitude.] [Iraqi National Congress Sharif Ali bin al-HUSSEIN†- says no one in Iraq will fight to defend Saddam.] [Former National Security Advisor Sandy BERGER†- comments on the logistics of a war.]

Mitchell, Andrea;
Phillips, Stone

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