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Iraq War / Cluster Bombs / Haunting Memories #728038

CNN Evening News for Sunday, May 04, 2003
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) “Time” magazine report that the number of unexploded cluster bombs in residential areas in Iraq may be much higher than reported by the US military noted. [“Time” reporter Michael WEISKOPF†- says he found thousands of cluster bombs in civilian areas of Karbala.]

(Baghdad: Nic Robertson) The account of Iraqi lawyer Wafaa al-Dilimi† of her imprisonment for trying to help Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s daughters in an inheritance case featured; details given about the search for money owed to the daughters after Saddam had their husbands murdered; scenes shown from the prison. [DILIMI {thru translator} – recounts her arrest; describes her cell; says Saddam’s son Qusay watched her interrogation; reads a letter from Saddam’s daughter.] [Husband “AKIL‡”- says he would do to the imprisoners what they did to Wafaa; explains why they sent their daughter out of the country.] [Son “MUHAMMED‡”- says he has changed.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Robertson, Nic

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