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Iraq / American POWs #726064

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 13, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The rescue of seven American POWs in Iraq featured; scenes & photos shown of Spc. Shoshana Johnson, Spc. Edgar Hernandez, Spc. Joseph Hudson, Pfc. Patrick Miller & Sgt. James Riley from the Army's 507th Maintenance Co. & CWOs David Williams & Ronald Young, whose helicopter was forced down. [Voice of "Washington Post" reporter Peter BAKER†- describes what happened.] [Young's mother Kaye YOUNG†- reacts to the news.] [President BUSH - comments.] The military's roundup of key Iraqis, including President Saddam Hussein's half brother Watban Ibrahim Hasan al-Tikriti† & nuclear scientists Jaffar al-Jaffar & Amir al-Saadi††, noted. [BUSH - says Syria needs to cooperate.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Ft. Bliss, Texas: Jim Cummins) The reactions from the POWs' families featured; scenes shown from El Paso, Texas, where Johnson's family celebrated. [Shoshana'a aunt Margaret Thorne HENDERSON‡, Young's parents Ron & Kaye YOUNG††, parents Jane & Athol RILEY††, mother Anacita‡ HUDSON, Ft. Bliss chief of staff Col. Ben HOBSON†- express their feelings.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(No location given: Stone Phillips) The reaction from Shoshana's mother Eunice Johnson† featured. [For "Dateline," JOHNSON - says she is happy for the POWs.]

Reporter(s):
Seigenthaler, John;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Cummins, Jim;
Phillips, Stone
Duration:
00:06:10

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