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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / Military Buildup / U.N. Weapons Inspections #719627

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 15, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld about the military buildup in the Persian Gulf noted.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The military buildup in case of war with Iraq featured; details given about the administration's view on evidence that Iraq has weapons. [RUMSFELD - talks about what is going on.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Dan Harris) U.N. weapons inspections at Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's main presidential compound featured; scenes shown from outside the palace; details given of the inspectors' use of helicopters & U-2 spy planes donated by the US. [U.N. team leader Demetrius PERRICOS†- says it took 15 minutes to get access.] [Consultant Robert GALLUCCI†- says everything helps inspectors.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Harris, Dan

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