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Iraq / Mahmud Capture / Unrest #731131

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 18, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The capture of President Saddam Hussein's presidential secretary Abid Hamid Mahmud†† in a US Special Forces operation in Iraq featured; details given of Mahmud's close relationship with Saddam. ["Iraq at the Crossroads" author Toby DODGE†- says Mahmud would know where weapons of mass destruction are & how Saddam is surviving.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - refuses to answer questions.] [4th Infantry Div. commander Maj. Gen. Ray ODIERNO†- cites the money recovered.] The Congressional Intelligence Committees' review of intelligence about weapons of mass destruction noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The death of another American soldier in Iraq noted.

(Baghdad: Dave Marash) The American troops still at war in Baghdad featured; details given of an Iraqi's account of the shooting of two soldiers; scenes shown of a gathering of former Iraqi army members demanding back pay. [1st Armored Div. Capt. Scott NOUMAN†- describes a convoy firing into the crowd.] [US civilian administrator in Iraq Paul BREMER†- comments on the Iraqi soldiers' frustration.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Raddatz, Martha;
Marash, Dave
Duration:
00:04:40

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