NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 04, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The discovery of dozens of Cold War-era fighter jets belonging to the Iraqi air force buried in the desert near Habbaniya, Iraq, reported; scenes shown.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The debate over whether Saddam Hussein should be captured or killed if the US finds him examined; details given about the fear that Saddam could become a hero, like former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic during his war crimes trial; scenes shown from a US night raid in Tikrit. [4th Infantry Division battalion commander Lt. Col. Steve RUSSELL- says Saddam’s fate is sealed.] [Former commander in chief, US Special Operations Gen. Wayne DOWNING, Senator Richard LUGAR- favor killing Saddam.] [Federal appeals court Judge Gilbert MERRITT- promotes putting Saddam on trial.]