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Nightline: Assassination #722506

ABC Special for Tuesday, Feb 25, 2003

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  • Live discussion with Chris Bury (ABC), Sen. Dick Durbin, and former State Department legal advisor Abraham Sofaer re: the possibility that George W. Bush might issue an executive order to permit the assassination of Iraq President Saddam Hussein.
  • Audiotape excerpts of Sen. Peter Fitzgerald’s response to a reporter’s questions re: Fitzgerald’s conversation with Bush about the possibility of assassinating Hussein.
  • Taped segments with John Donvan (ABC), Sen. Frank Church, Bush, Deputy White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan, Assistant Defense Secretary for Public Affairs Victoria Clarke, former CIA Agent Robert Bayer‡, former US Ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk‡, then President Ronald Reagan, then President Bill Clinton, Stuart Taylor of “National Journal”, Ruth Wedgwood of the United Nations Human Rights Committee, White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer, and unidentified others.
  • Live update by Bury re: the possibility of war with Iraq.
  • Reporter(s):
    Donvan, John
    Duration:
    00:29:00

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