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Iraq War / Baghdad / Reaction #725638

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 09, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Former President George Bush’s phone call to his son, the president, to express approval of the fall of Baghdad noted.

(White House: David Gregory) The administration’s cautious reaction to the fall of Baghdad featured; details given of objectives yet to be met: securing weapons of mass destruction, the provision of basic services for the Iraqi people, and the planning of an interim government. [Vice President Dick CHENEY – says the hardest combat could still be ahead of us.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD – offers rewards to Iraqis who help in the search for weapons.] [Former US Army Europe commander Gen. Montgomery MEIGS†- comments.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Gregory, David
Duration:
00:02:10

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