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Iraq / Baghdad / Weapons Search #728000

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 08, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow’s presentation of the US proposal to the U.N. for lifting sanctions against Iraq noted.

(Baghdad: Jim Maceda) A deadly day in Baghdad for US soldiers featured; details given about two attacks on American soldiers and a humvee accident near Baghdad. Gen. David McKiernan’s admission that his forces were thinly stretched noted.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Jim Avila) The search of Iraq’s secret police headquarters for evidence of weapons of mass destruction featured; details given about documents discovered by the Army’s elite Alpha Unit team of investigators; scenes shown from the situation room in the headquarters where Israel’s defense department was monitored. [US Army CWO Monty GONZALES†- comments on the arrest of a suspected Iraqi spy.] [NBC News analyst David KAY†- says would-be informers need to be offered immunity from war prosecution.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Maceda, Jim;
Avila, Jim

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