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Iraq / Captures / Baghdad / Mosul #727095

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 27, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Doha, Qatar: Jim Miklaszewski) The situation in Iraq reviewed; scenes shown of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's trip to the Persian Gulf; details given of the US capture of Hossam Mohamed Amin‡, who was the chief liaison to U.N. weapons inspectors & of the discovery at Baiji of what may be chemical weapons. [US Central Command commander Gen. Tommy FRANKS†- says captured deputy prime minister Tariq Aziz is cooperating.] [RUMSFELD - says the US will do what is necessary to provide a secure environment in Iraq.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Jim Maceda) New dangers for US troops on patrol in Baghdad featured; scenes shown of the troops in the Baghdad suburbs & from downtown Baghdad; details given of efforts to kickstart basic services. [Army Lt. Brian CASE†- talks about the role of the American forces.] [On Iraqi TV, retired Gen. Jay GARNER - says he is here to help Iraqis rebuild their country.] The arrest by US forces of Mohamed Zubaidi, who had appointed himself mayor of Baghdad, noted. [Army Capt. Jim BROWNLEE†- outlines what Zubaidi was doing.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Mosul: Tom Aspell) US efforts to restore law & order in Mosul in northern Iraq featured; scenes shown from the city streets where police & civil servants are needed. [In interview, Col. Joe ANDERSON - explains how you learn who to trust in Mosul.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Maceda, Jim;
Aspell, Tom

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