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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / U.N. Weapons Inspections #718690

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 03, 2003
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) "Road to War?" with Iraq story introduced.

(Ft. Hood, Texas: John Cochran) President Bush's address to the troops at Ft. Hood featured. [In Texas, BUSH - says America will act decisively if Iraq does not comply.] [Army Sgt. Yvonne ATKINSON†- says she knows the Persian Gulf area.] [Soldier's wives Josephina CASTANEDA†, Christine GEHRING†- comment on the future.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Statement from the chief U.N. weapons inspector noted.

(State Department: Martha Raddatz) The US view that it does not matter if the U.N. finds no weapons of mass destruction examined; details given about what the US might do next & of the massive US troop buildup in the Persian Gulf region.

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Coming look at preparations for war noted.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Cochran, John;
Raddatz, Martha

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