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Iraq / Rumsfeld / Saddam’s Spies #727461

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 30, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) White House announcement that President Bush will deliver a victory speech tomorrow from aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln noted.

(Baghdad: Wyatt Andrews) The remaining battles in Iraq featured; details given about another clash between American troops and protesters in the pro-President Saddam Hussein town of Fallujah and about the struggle for control of Iraq’s political future; scenes shown from Fallujah and of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld addressing US troops in Baghdad and touring the palace that is now a US military headquarters. [In Fallujah, US SOLDIER – says any shots we fired were aimed at a threat.] [RUMSFELD – thanks troops for their service; tells Iraqis “Iraq belongs to you.”]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Elizabeth Palmer) Iraqi intelligence agency documents detailing Saddam’s espionage operations featured; details given about Saddam’s spying on citizens and his own family.

Rather, Dan;
Andrews, Wyatt;
Palmer, Elizabeth

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