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Iraq War / Military Campaign / Baghdad #726289

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 05, 2003
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(Studio: Terry Moran) The US attacks on Baghdad & in central & southern reviewed; maps shown; scenes shown from Karbala, Basra & of American soldiers in the heat.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The thunder run of US tanks & fighting vehicles into Baghdad featured; scenes shown of running firefights against Iraqi forces. [Three SOLDIERS - comment on the action.] [3rd Infantry Div. commander Maj. Gen. Buford BLOUNT†- says we can see how we will defend the city.] [US Central Command Maj. Gen. Victor RENUART†- says its a clear statement of the coalition's ability to establish a presence in Baghdad.]

(Studio: Terry Moran) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The situation inside Baghdad featured; details given of the message being sent to the Iraqi people; scenes shown from Al Jazeera TV of President Saddam Hussein with his two sons & of night bombings in Baghdad. [Iraqi information minister Mohammed Saeed al-SAHHAF†- says we crushed the forces at the airport, which is controlled by the Republican Guard.]

Moran, Terry;
Raddatz, Martha;
Engel, Richard

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