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Iraq-US Relations / Cheney / War Talk #708875

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 26, 2002
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(Studio: Stone Phillips) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Vice President Dick Cheney’s speech before the Veterans of Foreign War in Nashville, Tennessee, supporting military action against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured; details given of opposition to an attack. [CHENEY – speaks in support of attacking Saddam.] [Former secretary of state Lawrence EAGLEBURGER††, U.N. chief weapons inspector Dr. Hans BLIX†- express doubts about the certainty of Iraq’s nuclear capabilities.]

(Studio: Stone Phillips) Report introduced.

(Crawford, Texas: Campbell Brown) Differing opinions on the possibility of entering into a war with Iraq without the support of allies or Congress featured. [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER – comments on those opposed to an attack.] [Council on Foreign Relations Rachel BRONSON†- says going it alone should be a last resort.]

Brown, Campbell;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Phillips, Stone

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