CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Newnan, Georgia: Bobbi Harley) A wave of anti-French sentiment due to France’s opposition to President Bush’s policies against Iraq examined; scenes shown of people smashing Peugeots in Nashville, a sign noting the change from the name “French fries” to “freedom fries” in Washington, DC, and people pouring French wine into the gutter during a demonstration elsewhere. [World War II veteran Angelo PIZZUTI†- reads his letter explaining his return of a medal received after the liberation of France in World War II.] [Atlanta store owner George LAUZON†- explains his boycott of French products, including Evian bottled water.]
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