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Iraq / Saddam / The Look / The Daughters / Audiotape Orentlicher Interview #734187

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 01, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Pentagon digital simulations of Saddam Hussein with different appearances shown.

(Amman: Jane Arraf) CNN interview with Saddam's daughters, who are now in Jordan, featured; details given about what they said about the family. [Raghad HUSSEIN††- recalls the last stressful family gathering.] The message the two girls were trying to send that they are normal women with some admirable qualities discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Two "Washington Post" stories about Iraqi reactions to the Americans noted.

(Baghdad: Rym Brahimi) A new audiotape from Saddam predicting his return to power featured; excerpts of the tape released by Al Jazeera played & translated; details recalled of Saddam's brutal repression just before the war. [Three IRAQIS - {thru translator} say Saddam will not return & we want a new government.] The question of whether capturing Saddam would change conditions on the ground in Iraq discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with American University international law professor Diane Orentlicher† about Saddam. [From Washington, ORENTLICHER†- outlines the purposes of a trial of Saddam were he taken alive & the psychological effect it would have on Iraqis; predicts such a trial would be carried out in Iraq; outlines what kind of trial it would be, the prospects for truth commissions etc.]

Brown, Aaron;
Arraf, Jane;
Brahimi, Rym

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