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Iraq / U.N. Headquarters Bombing / Investigation #736054

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 22, 2003
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Randall Pinkston) Evidence suggesting that the bombing of the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad could have been an inside job examined; details given about the lack of cooperation by Iraqis due to anti-American sentiments; scenes shown.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The death of two American soldiers in Iraq and the Pentagon’s denial of an Iraqi group’s claim that it captured two American officers reported.

(Baghdad: Kimberly Dozier) The reactions of survivors in the aftermath of the U.N. bombing featured; scenes shown from a memorial ceremony in Baghdad for U.N. special envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello; photos shown of victims Nadia Younis†, UNICEF’s Chris Klein-Beekman††, and Iraqi Ihsan Taha Husain†. [U.N. workers Khaled MANSOUR†, Geoffrey KEELE†- talk about the deaths of their co-workers.] [Victim’s brother Ghassan Taha HUSAIN†- blames Americans for the death of his brother.]

Pelley, Scott;
Pinkston, Randall;
Dozier, Kimberly

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