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Persian Gulf War / Speicher #724220

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.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Andrews, Wyatt
Duration:
00:02:30

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