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Iraq / Bremer / Captures #728270

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 12, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The arrival of Paul Bremer in Iraq to replace retired Gen. Jay Garner as top administrator noted; scenes shown of former Iraqi soldiers marching on the US headquarters in Baghdad.

(Baghdad: Elizabeth Palmer) The challenges facing Bremer as the top American in Iraq featured; details given about security problems and lawlessness in Baghdad; scenes shown of US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard Myers touring a Baghdad hospital. [BREMER – says it will be a difficult task.] [GARNER – comments on American pride.] [Allied land forces deputy commander Lt. Gen. William WEBSTER†– says we’ll increase the number of troops in the city.] [422nd Civilian Affairs Battalion Maj. Jack NALES†- comments on the crime spree.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The arrest of Rihab Taha††, nicknamed “Dr. Germ,” a top scientist in Iraq’s biological weapons program, reported.

Rather, Dan;
Palmer, Elizabeth

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