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Iraq War / Military Campaign #724821

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 29, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Coalition bombing of Baghdad shown. An overview of the war in Iraq presented; map & inset video shown.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) An Iraqi suicide attack on a US 3rd Infantry checkpoint & the ongoing strikes against the Republic Guard troops in preparation for the critical phase of the ground war featured; scenes shown of air strikes in Baghdad, of gun camera video on a building holding Iraqi militia & a Special Forces attack. [Joint Staff vice director of operations Maj. Gen. Stanley McCHRYSTAL†- says it looks & feels like terrorism; states the air power is taking the Iraqi force apart.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) More from the front lines introduced.

(South central Iraq: David Bloom) The view from the front lines with the Army's 3rd Infantry Division featured; scenes shown of the soldiers in the trenches & of helicopters.

(In central Iraq: Dana Lewis) An airborne assault by the 101st Airborne Brigade featured; scenes shown of the results of US fire, mortar fire & sniper fire. [Strike Brigade Col. Joe ANDERSON†- says the Iraqi military is coercing the townspeople.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(In Umm Kayal‡, southern Iraq: Bill Neely) The fight in southern Iraq where the British Royal Marines are in pursuit of the old regime featured; scenes shown of raids on houses in the hunt for President Saddam Hussein's henchmen & of stockpiles of abandoned weapons. [Royal Marines Maj. Rob MAGOWAN†- says the enemy has fled or been captured.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Ceremonies for British casualties killed in accidents or friendly fire shown.

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(In south central Iraq: Chip Reid) Battlefield memorial in southern Iraq for two slain Marines {Navy CPO Michael Vann Johnson† & Maj. Kevin Nave->} o f the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, featured; scenes shown of the ceremonies. [S/Sgt. Fred KEENEY†- praises Johnson.] [Battalion commander Lt. Col. Carl MUNDY‡- praises Nave.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The "Iraq Watch" presented: a sighting of Saddam on Iraq TV, humanitarian aid in southern Iraq & tomorrow's guests on "Meet the Press."

Seigenthaler, John;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Bloom, David;
Lewis, Dana;
Neely, Bill;
Reid, Chip

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