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In Depth (Saddam’s Palaces) #720223

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 23, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) An in-depth investigation into the secret world of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s palaces presented; details given about the CIA’s belief that they may be storage places for Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction; satellite imagery from Digital Globe shown. [Former U.N. weapons inspector Richard BUTLER††- points out possible underground or underwater storage facilities.] [Iraqi DEFECTOR – mentions “clean” rooms & labs at the palaces.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Information on about possible targets in case of war with Iraq noted.

Note: Local school closings shown on screen.

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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