Search the Archive

Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / Dissent / Britain / Polls / Iraq #719828

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 17, 2003
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The emerging anti-war movement examined; "A Republican Dissent on Iraq" ad in the "Wall Street Journal" quoted. ["Born on the Fourth of JulY" co-author Ron KOVIC†- calls it a rebirth of people democracy.] [College Park Bicycles Linda BLACK†- says President Bush has to consider other views; states many sensible people are opposed to this war.] [Chicago Mayor Richard DALEY†- says he is opposed to war.] MoveOn.org's TV ad with a girl & a daisy shown. [International Action Center co-director Brain BECKER†- says U.N. Resolution 1441 is a diplomatic fig leaf the administration is using as a trigger for war.] [MoveOn.org Eli PARISSER†- comments on rushing to war.]

(London: Sheila MacVicar) The view from Britain of a war with Iraq where Prime Minister Tony Blair†† is facing increasing opposition from his own party featured. [BLAIR - comments on a second U.N. resolution.] [Labour M.P. Alan SIMPSON†- says many doubt the legitimacy of a war on any terms.] The opposition to war in Europe, including Germany, noted. [American Academy professor Gary SMITH†- says Bush has not made his case.] The high poll figures against a war without a second resolution discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown; Washington: Bill Schneider) Findings of the CNN/"Time" poll on the public's view of the warheads found by U.N. weapons inspectors, the growing support for the need for UN backing for an invasion & on the reluctance for war in 1991 discussed; statistics cited.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Nic Robertson) The view from Iraq featured; scenes shown of an anti-US rally in Baghdad, of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's annual address on the anniversary of the Persian Gulf war, of ongoing U.N. weapons inspections & of Iraqi & Russian officials signing an oil deal. [Iraqi Ambassador to UN Mohammad al-DOURI†- comments.] [RCC official Ali Hassan al-MAJEED†- {thru translator} says talk of Saddam going into exile are "ridiculous conclusions."] Iraq's playing down of the UN discovery yesterday of empty warheads discussed.

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Schneider, Bill;
Robertson, Nic
Duration:
00:14:50

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.