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Iraq / Baghdad / Rumsfeld Visit / Fallujah #727418

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 30, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: John McWethy) The victory tour by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in Baghdad, Iraq, featured; scenes shown from the palace that is now headquarters for the US command & from a power plant. [RUMSFELD - addresses the soldiers.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The publication in a London-based Arab language newspaper of a letter supposedly written by President Saddam Hussein on his birthday noted.

(Fallujah: Dan Harris) Another shooting incident in Fallujah featured; scenes shown of wounded people, a crowd throwing items at a tank & chanting at the troops. [3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Capt. Mike RIEDMULLER†- says there are guns everywhere.] A recent violent confrontation in Mosul recalled.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Harris, Dan

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