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Nightline: The Prize #737645

ABC Special for Thursday, Apr 03, 2003

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  • Live updates by Ted Koppel (ABC) from Iraq re: the war in Iraq from the battlefield.
  • Taped segments with Ted Koppel (ABC), Sergeant Nicholas King, First Lieutenant James Temple, unidentified US troops and unidentified Iraqi citizens re: the road to Baghdad and the capture of Saddam International Airport by the Third Infantry Division.
  • Live discussion between Chris Bury(ABC) and Ted Koppel (ABC) re: US military activities witnessed by Koppel today in Iraq including the capture of Saddam International Airport and the surrender of Iraqi troops to US forces.
  • Live update with Chris Bury (ABC) re: the war in Iraq. Including taped excerpts of statements by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and President George W. Bush, and a taped excerpt from a report by BBC correspondent Ben Brown.
  • Live discussion with Chris Bury (ABC) and military consultant retired General Gregory Newbold re: the significance of the capture of the Saddam International Airport on the outskirts of Baghdad.
  • Taped segment with John Donvan (ABC) and Colonel Dave Bassert of the US Army Civilian Affairs Command, re: the reaction of Iraqi civilians to the arrival of coalition troops.
  • Live discussion between Chris Bury (ABC) and John Donvan (ABC) re: follow up to Donvan’s report.
  • Reporter(s):
    Koppel, Ted;
    Donvan, John

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