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Iraq-US Relations / Turkey / Missile-Jamming Equipment / Home Front #719221

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 09, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Ankara, Turkey: Fred Francis) Turkey’s refusal to allow the US to use its bases as staging points for a ground attack on Iraq featured; details given about Turkey’s opposition to the war; scenes shown of US troops shipping out from Germany to Kuwait; animated map shown of the US plan of attack. [Turkish Foreign Affairs Committee chair Mehmet DULGER†- says we are losers either way.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) A report that Iraq may have purchased electronic devices from Russia that could be used to jam the US military’s satellite-guided bombs featured.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Jim Avila) American citizens’ reactions to the possibility of war presented; opinion polls cited from the “Chicago Tribune,” the “Los Angeles Times,” and the “Seattle Times.” scenes shown from Papa Joe’s Café in Beecher, Illinois. [Retired homemaker Jo BURGESS†, retired airplane mechanic Gordon WILSON†, butcher John GENZLER†, mother Amy TOCKMAN‡, Cincinnati WOMAN- express views.] [Ohio State University John MUELLER†- comments on public opinion of the war.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Avila, Jim

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