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Iraq / Sanctions, Franks / Fallujah Firefight #729003

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 22, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) U.N. vote ending economic sanctions against Iraq allowing the resumption of oil sales & the announcement by US Central Command commander Gen. Tommy Franks, who led US forces in Afghanistan & Iraq, that he will retire from the Army reported.

(Fallujah: David Wright) A firefight for US soldiers in Fallujah, Iraq, reviewed; details recalled of clashes last month; scenes shown of Iraqis questioning the American presence. [3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Sgt. Whitney O'BRIEN†- says we came to help the Iraqi people; predicts a "bad night."]

Rather, Dan;
Wright, David

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