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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / Cheney Speech #708893

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 26, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Crawford, Texas: John Cochran) Vice President Dick Cheney††'s speech promoting the administration's war against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured. [In Nashville, Tennessee, before the Veterans of Foreign Wars, CHENEY - says Saddam has weapons of mass destruction & is a power-hungry menace.] The view of opponents to unilateral action against Iraq & President Bush's view that he does not need Congressional approval to go to war noted. [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER†- says the president will consult with Congress before going to war.]

Jennings, Peter;
Cochran, John

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