CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 19, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) One of the missions for US forces going into Iraq, to find US Navy pilot Scott Speicher, shot down during the first gulf war 12 years ago, featured; details given about the uncertainty over whether Speicher is dead or alive as a prisoner of war. [Defense Intelligence Agency director Vice Adm. Lowell JACOBY- says we are pursuing it as if Speicher is alive.] [Senator Bill NELSON – says our commanders have a mission to look for Scott.] [Former shipmate/teacher John KERN- comments on his students’ letters to President Bush & the Iraqi embassy pleading for the return of Speicher.]
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