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Iraq: After Saddam / Ambushes / Hit #729304

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 26, 2003
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(Studio: John Roberts) The deadly ambush of a US Army supply convoy in northern Iraq reported.

(Baghdad: David Hawkins) The ambush of American troops in Baghdad on Memorial Day described; scenes shown from the bridge where a humvee struck a land mine. [3rd Infantry Division Pvt. Dustin MEEKS†, Pvt. Jason KLEINMAN†, Pvt. Enrique ALVARADO†- describe what happened.] [3rd Infantry 1st. Lt. Stephen GLEASON†- comments on the heroism of the three privates.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Hit, Iraq: David Martin) The problems & threats for American soldiers due to civilian resentment in the city of Hit, Iraq, featured; scenes shown from the town. [3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Sfc. John McNICHOLS†- says the threat is from people wearing civilian clothes.] [Iraqi MAN – yells at the Americans.] [3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Capt. Ed PALACIOS†- says the civilians feel like they’re being marginalized.] [Iraqi doctor Dr. Nayef ENAD†- says the Americans have to give us drugs & food as long as they are occupying.]

Roberts, John;
Hawkins, David;
Martin, David

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