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Iraq / Bank Heist / USS Abraham Lincoln #727796

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: Martha Raddatz) Report that one of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's sons removed a billion dollars in cash from the central bank examined; scenes shown from Baghdad of the burned-out bank; details given of the removal of the cash via three tractor trailers. [Adviser to the Central Bank, George MULLINAX††- says persons {Qusay Hussein & personal assistant Abid al-Hamid Mahmood††} representing Saddam removed the money.] [Treasury Department David AUFHAUSER†- says this confirms the plunder & the presence of US dollars in Iraq from illicit commerce.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The return home to Everett, Washington, of the USS Abraham Lincoln after being at sea for nine months shown. The criticism by Representative Henry Waxman & Senator Robert Byrd of President Bush landing by jet on the carrier deck outlined.

Jennings, Peter;
Raddatz, Martha

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