NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 21, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) US/ally preparations for a potential military invasion of Iraq noted; details given of a possible US-Turkey troop agreement, NATO’s agreement to help defend Turkey, Secretary of State Colin Powell’s request to Germany to stop opposing war in advance of a new U.N. resolution, and Chief U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix’s demand that Iraq destroy its Al Samoud missiles. More information on the Iraq Watch on msnbc.com noted.
(Normandy: Keith Miller) France’s remembrance of US assistance during World War II featured; scenes shown from a commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of D-Day, where American veterans were honored. [French citizen Genevieve le CASHIEU- says we are afraid for the Americans because so many were killed during the Normandy invasion; says we are not against America.]