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Iraq / Rumsfeld / Fallujah / Saddam City #727477

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 30, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Jim Miklaszewski) Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s symbolic trip to Baghdad to thank US troops and try to reassure the Iraqi people that the future is theirs to determine featured; details given about tasks remaining for the US military; scenes shown of Rumsfeld at the Baghdad airport and touring the palace that is now a US military base. [RUMSFELD – praises US soldiers; addresses the Iraqis.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Fallujah, Iraq: Patricia Sabga) The second deadly clash between US forces and Iraqi protestors in Fallujah, Iraq, known to be loyal to President Saddam Hussein, featured; details given about the strong anti-American sentiment in the town; scenes shown of angry Iraqis. [US Army 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Capt. Mike REIDMULLER†- says a small group of people {are hostile.}]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Saddam City: Jim Maceda) Difficult times for the struggling Baghdad suburb, Saddam City, a ghetto for Shiites, featured; details given about shortages of power, water & food; scenes shown of the chaotic conditions, people stealing gasoline and selling looted goods. [Engineer Abu MOZEN‡- comments on the unclean water.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Sabga, Patricia;
Maceda, Jim
Duration:
00:07:10

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