NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 09, 2003
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(Studio: Lester Holt) More attacks on US soldiers in Iraq 100 days after the end of official combat in Iraq reported.
(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The situation in Iraq reviewed; scenes shown of a protest in Basra, Iraq, about the lack of power & of a fuel-smuggling ship that was seized. [US administrator in Iraq Paul BREMER - says problems will not be resolved quickly.] [Coalition troops in Iraq commander Lt. Gen. Ricardo SANCHEZ- say we are getting good intelligence for our raids.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) The return home to the US of the USS Providence, which launched missiles in the opening of the war, reported; scenes shown from the homecoming in Groton, Connecticut.
(Ft. Stewart, Georgia: Donna Gregory) The return home to Ft. Stewart, Georgia, of soldiers from Iraq featured; scenes shown of the 3rd Infantry Div. in Iraq & from Ft. Stewart of the family reunions. [Soldier's wife Lori BROWNLEE- says we both have grown a lot.]