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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / U.N. Resolution / Iraqi Response / Military Protective Gear #714231

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 12, 2002
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(Chicago: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Terry Moran) The reaction of the White House to the Iraqi parliament's rejection of the U.N. resolution calling for weapons inspections featured; scenes shown of the administration concern about the "subjectivity" of a new U.N. Security Council debate on future Iraqi non-compliance. [Iraqi OFFICIAL - comments.] [President BUSH - says President Saddam Hussein is a dictator & we are through negotiating with him.]

(Chicago: Peter Jennings) Reports that the Iraqi government is trying to buy large amounts of atropine injections as a treatment for nerve gas exposure noted. "Road to War?" segment introduced.

(Ft. Drum, NY: John McWethy) US military training in response to the concern that Saddam might use chemical & biological weapons featured; training shown; details given of the challenges for a soldier operating in protective gear. [Army 10th Mountain Division S/Sgt. Greg MAYO - says the gear slows us down.] [Army 10th Mountain Division Maj. Darin LEWIS, Pvt. Shevonne MACIAS - comment on the procedure for a "volunteer" taking off the gas mask.] [Capt. James WISNIEWSKI - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
Moran, Terry;
McWethy, John

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