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Iraq-US Relations / Wallace Interview #722115

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 19, 2003
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(Kuwait: Dan Rather) Exclusive interview with the US Army’s top field commander, Lt. Gen. Scott Wallace, who will lead ground forces into Iraq, presented; excerpt shown from the film “Braveheart.” [WALLACE – says the plan is to be decisive, rapid, lethal, and bring our troops home; comments on the importance of Turkey for mounting an attack from the north; notes the advantage in demonstrating control of the major population centers; says the army is here to provide the opportunity for the Iraqi people to decide their own way of government.]

Rather, Dan

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