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Iraq / Helicopter Crash / Protest / Ammash #728810

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 19, 2003
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) The crash of a US Marine helicopter near Karbala, Iraq, and an anti-American protest by Shiite Muslims in Baghdad reported; scenes shown.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Top Iraqi biological weapons scientist Dr. Huda Ammash, aka Mrs. Anthrax, profiled; details given of Ammash’s US education; video shown of a fashion show for diplomatic wives, hosted by Ammash. [In an interview before the war, AMMASH – says the accumulation of hatred may create things that may be unthinkable.] [Former U.N. weapons inspector David KAY†- says she was at the heart of both the scientific program & the political regime.] [Ammash’s former professor Dr. Robert FUERST†- comments on Ammash.] [Freelance journalist Karen DAY‡- says Ammash is powerful & ambitious.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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