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Iraq / Baghdad / After Saddam #726436

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 19, 2003
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The capture in Iraq of President Saddam Hussein's finance minister Hikmat al-Azzawi†† reported.

(Baghdad: Randall Pinkston) The question of Saddam's fate & the search for weapons of mass destruction examined; scenes shown from Abu Dhabi TV of Saddam in Baghdad the day the city fell; details given of the Army's discovery of millions of dollars & of Iraq's growing anger against the US.

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(New York: Anthony Mason) The myth of Saddam's invincibility examined; scenes shown from Abu Dhabi TV of Saddam in Baghdad on April 9. [Middle East historian Yitzhak NAKASH†- says Saddam "managed to come out of the grave" in 1991; states there is now a power vacuum in Iraq.] Comparison of the fall of Iraq & USSR given. ["The New Yorker" editor "Lenin's Tomb" author David REMNICK†- cites the images of Stalin & Lenin in Russia.]

Mitchell, Russ;
Pinkston, Randall;
Mason, Anthony

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