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Iraq / Baghdad / Prison Conflict / Sanctions #728015

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 08, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The murder of a US soldier in Iraq by a man with a pistol; a sniper attack on another US soldier; a humvee accident and continued looting in Baghdad reported.

(Baghdad: Elizabeth Palmer) The opposition of many Iraqis to putting former regime officials back to work featured; details given about a conflict outside a Baghdad prison where prisoners’ relatives are angered that the old corruption will begin again; scenes shown of American forces leading the prisoners to a US detention center. [Advisor to Iraqi Minister of Justice Clint WILLIAMSON†- says Iraqis should have the lead in conducting trials.] [Two Iraqi MEN {thru translator} – talk about bribing the prison guards.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The US proposal to the U.N. to lift economic sanctions against Iraq noted.

Rather, Dan;
Palmer, Elizabeth

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