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CNN Evening News for Saturday, Aug 02, 2003
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(Studio: Kelli Arena) The death of another US soldier in an attack near Baghdad reported.

(Baghdad: Rym Brahimi) The manhunt for Saddam Hussein featured; details given about ongoing attacks against US troops and the concern that the continued American presence will further alienate Iraqis; scenes shown of the burial near Tikrit of Saddam’s sons Uday & Qusay. [US administrator in Iraq Paul BREMER –comments on the reward offered for Saddam and on the attacks.] [US Army Lt. Col. Steve RUSSELL†- comments on the destruction of Saddam’s regime.]

(Studio: Kelli Arena) The CNN exclusive interview held with Saddam’s daughters, who have sought refuge in Jordan, about their father mentioned. [In Amman, Jordan, Rana Saddam HUSSEIN† {thru translator} – comments on her last contact with her father.] The US military’s distribution of pictures of how Saddam may have changed his appearance noted; photos shown. Live interview held with Saddam biographer Simon Henderson† about the search for Saddam. [HENDERSON – speculates on how Saddam is surviving; comments on how he might be handling his sons’ deaths and the fall of his regime; talks about Saddam’s relationship with his daughters, whose husbands he had killed.]

Arena, Kelli;
Brahimi, Rym

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