CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 20, 2003
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.
(Baghdad: Randall Pinkston) The investigation into yesterday’s bombing at the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, featured; details given about the disregarding of prior warnings about attacks and about lax security at the building; scenes shown of continuing rescue efforts. [FBI special agent Thomas FUENTES- outlines what is known about the truck bomb.]
(Studio: John Roberts) U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan’s statement that the U.N. will continue to maintain a presence in Iraq noted.
(Baghdad: Kimberly Dozier) The security challenge for the U.N. in Iraq featured; scenes shown of U.N. workers leaving Baghdad. [U.N. spokesperson in Iraq Salim LONE- says we cannot move about freely.] [Former U.N. weapons inspector Scott RITTER- says this attack was designed to remove the U.N. from Iraq.]
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