ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 2003
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(Studio: Terry Moran) Statement from US administrator in Iraq Paul Bremer that billions in additional funds will be needed to pay for the war in Iraq noted.
(Crawford, Texas: John Cochran) The ballooning cost of reconstruction in Iraq examined; details given of President Bush's cuts in federal worker raises to pay for Iraq. [BUSH - says the oil money will be used for the citizens of Iraq.] [July 29, OMB director Joshua BOLTEN- says we don't anticipate needing more money.] [BREMER - talks numbers.] [Representative Jim KOLBE - worries about stopping infrastructure repairs.]
(Studio: Terry Moran) Report introduced.
(Baghdad: Jim Sciutto) The progress of rebuilding in Iraq reviewed; scenes & maps shown from across Iraq to illustrate work on water & electricity; details given of social, economic & security concerns.
(Studio: Terry Moran) Ceremony in Saudi Arabia in which the US turned over control of the Prince Sultan Air Base to the Saudis shown.
(Studio: Terry Moran) The formal discharge of Pvt. Jessica Lynch from the Army reported; details given of her story in the Iraq war.