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Iraq War / Military Campaign / POWs #726168

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 13, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The discovery of seven American POWs in Samarra,† Iraq, featured; CNN footage & photos shown. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says Iraqis told the Americans where the POWs were.] [Army nurse Lt. Col. Ruth LEE†- describes the condition of the POWs.] [Former POW's parents Ronald & Kaye YOUNG†- talk about seeing their son.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(El Paso: Jeffrey Kofman) The reactions from the POWs' families featured; scenes shown from El Paso, Texas, where Johnson's family celebrated. [Johnson family spokeswoman Elsie MORGAN†- reads statement about the POWs.] [Former POW's parents Athol & Jane RILEY†, former POW's brother Marco HERNANDEZ†- react.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Casualty figures cited.

Jennings, Peter;
Raddatz, Martha;
Kofman, Jeffrey

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