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A Closer Look (Saddam Hussein's Son) #721724

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 14, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's family introduced.

(New York: Brian Ross) ABC News exclusive report on eldest son Uday Hussein presented; details given of his role in torturing American pilots captured in the Persian Gulf war. [Now, former Lt. Jeff ZAHN‡- describes what happened to him.] [Uday's former press secretary defector Abbas al-JENABI‡- says the prisoners were forced to talk; notes raping is Uday's hobby.] [Former US diplomat Peter GALBRAITH†- says Uday has participated in beatings & amputations.] [Former Iraqi Olympia Raed AHMED†- {thru translator} describes the brutality.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage of Uday Hussein on "20/20" noted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Ross, Brian
Duration:
00:03:00

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