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Iraq / Captures / Garner / Shiites / US Occupation #726559

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 21, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) An overview of the latest events in Iraq presented; details given about the capture of Iraqi fugitives, including former Prime Minister Mohammed al-Zubaidi†† and Mustafa al-Tikriti†, President Saddam Hussein’s son-in-law, and about speculation on Saddam’s whereabouts; scenes shown of anti-US protests. [On BBC radio, Iraqi National Congress Ahmed CHALABI†- comments on Saddam’s movements within Iraq.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD – comments on Iraqi cooperation.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Lee Cowan) The role of retired US Lt. Gen. Jay Garner, assigned to restore and rebuild Iraq, featured; details given of Iraqi resistance to the US occupation; scenes shown of Garner touring Baghdad facilities and greeting Iraqis. [GARNER – says the new rule in Iraq will be Iraqi.] [Unemployed Iraqi Alhan KHALDON†- talks about the possibility of selling her wedding ring to feed her children.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The pilgrimage of Shiite Muslims to Karbala, long forbidden by Saddam, noted; scenes shown of Shiites walking to Karbala.

(White House: Bill Plante) The debate within the administration over how long US troops will remain in Iraq examined. [RUMSFELD – refutes claims that the US intends to occupy Iraq for a long time.] [From “Face the Nation,” Defense Advisory Board Richard PERLE†- says opposition to our presence will build.] [In February, President BUSH – says we will remain as long as necessary.] [Council on Foreign Relations Eric SCHWARTZ†- says the challenges are too great to withdraw security forces in a matter of months.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The possibility of protracted guerrilla warfare if Sunni Muslims and other Saddam loyalists rise up noted.

Rather, Dan;
Martin, David;
Cowan, Lee;
Plante, Bill

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