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Nightline: Collision Course #737177

ABC Special for Wednesday, Mar 26, 2003

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  • Live updates by Ted Koppel (ABC) from Iraq re: the war in Iraq from the battlefield.
  • Taped segment with Ted Koppel (ABC) and Deputy Commander of the 3rd Infantry Division Brigadier General Lloyd Austin re: the response of Iraqi forces to the coalition attacks.
  • Live update with Chris Bury (ABC) re: today’s activities in the war in Iraq.
  • Taped segment with Rageh Omaar (BBC) and unidentified Iraqi civilians re: the civilian casualties in the Baghdad neighborhood of Al Shaab.
  • Taped segment with Ted Koppel (ABC) and US Army Staff Judge Advocate Colonel Lyle Cayce, including excerpts of a press briefing with Brigadier General Vincent Brooks re: the identification of targets and the targeting of weapons during war according to the “laws of war”.
  • Live discussion between Chris Bury (ABC) and Ted Koppel (ABC) re: the US military activities witnessed by Koppel today in Iraq including the affects of recent sandstorms.
  • Taped segment with John Donvan (ABC), USAID team leader Steve Cavlin††, Marine Reserve officer Commander Dave Blackledge††, US Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel Steve Holmes, unidentified Iraqi civilians, and unidentified humanitarian aid workers re: the vastly different responses to the arrival of humanitarian aid in the Iraqi towns of Umm Qasr and Safwan.
  • Taped segment with Bob Brown (ABC), deputy chief editor of the ‘Jakarta Post’ Andi Biuni††, University of Maryland historian Susan Bowler, Xinhua News Agency correspondent Li Bao Dong, Argentinean correspondent Andres Repero††, and unidentified television correspondents re: issues surrounding the portrayal of the war in television and print media around the world.
  • Live discussion with Chris Bury (ABC), Tony Cordesman (ABC), and retired Major General William Nash re: recent movements of US and Iraqi troops.
  • Reporter(s):
    Koppel, Ted;
    Omaar, Rageh;
    Donvan, John;
    Brown, Bob

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