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Iraq War / Bush Speech / Baghdad #727529

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 01, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush’s speech tonight from the USS Abraham Lincoln, just back from the war zone, noted.

(Aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln: Cynthia Bowers) Bush’s visit to the Abraham Lincoln featured; scenes shown of Bush’s landing in a Navy jet on the carrier and of Bush with pilots. [US Navy PO3 Winston BANTON†- reacts.] [US Navy Cdr. Skip LUSSIER†- comments on piloting Bush.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: John Roberts) What Bush is expected to say in tonight’s speech previewed; details given about the symbolism of giving the speech from the carrier; speech excerpts quoted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Live coverage of the speech later tonight noted.

(Fallujah, Iraq: Elizabeth Palmer) Continued fighting in Iraq featured; details given about incidents in Baghdad & Fallujah; scenes shown of a confrontation between US troops and Iraqis near the site of a gasoline tank explosion in Baghdad. [In Fallujah, two MEN – cite complaints against US soldiers.] [3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Maj. Paul GREEN†- says the war here is not over.]

Rather, Dan;
Bowers, Cynthia;
Roberts, John;
Palmer, Elizabeth

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