× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / U.N. Diplomacy #723749

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 13, 2003
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The mess at the U.N. over war with Iraq introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Koppel) The diplomatic disarray as President Bush's administration reversed its course on a timetable for U.N. action examined; details given of the need to accommodate British Prime Minister Tony Blair†† & the threat of a French veto. [Secretary of State Colin POWELL - outlines the options; notes one permanent member said it would veto any resolution.] [March 6, BUSH - promises a vote.] [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER†- says the president is going the last mile.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Pentagon order for warship to move into the Red Sea noted.

(White House: Chris Burns) Bush's day reviewed; details given about his meeting with Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern & his continued telephone diplomacy to win over votes on the U.N. Security Council. [FLEISCHER†- says the president is seeking a vote.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(U.N.: Richard Roth) The day's events at the U.N. reviewed; details given of the lukewarm reaction to Britain's proposal & talk of a proposal by the nonaligned countries on the Security Council based on chief U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix's views. [German Ambassador to U.N. Gunter PLEUGER†, French Ambassador to U.N. Jean-Mar de la SABLIERE†, US Ambassador to U.N. John NEGROPONTE†- talk about the discussion on the British proposal for a resolution.] How the end game could play out if the US does not wait for a resolution vote discussed.

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Koppel, Andrea;
Burns, Chris;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
00:07:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.