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Nightline: End Game : The Fall of Baghdad #738346

ABC Special for Wednesday, Apr 09, 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), Major General Buford Blount, Staff Sergeant Charles Wooten, and other unidentified American soldiers re: Koppel and Blount tour Baghdad inspecting the conquered areas.
  • Live discussion between Chris Bury (ABC) and Ted Koppel (ABC) re: US military activities witnessed by Koppel today in Iraq including a discussion of Koppel’s tour of Victory Square with General Blount and the rebuilding of Iraq.
  • Live update with Chris Bury (ABC) re: the war in Iraq. Including taped excerpts of statements by Richard Clark (ABC), Iraqi ambassador to the UN Mohammed al-Douri, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Vice-President Richard Cheney, Brigadier General Vincent Brooks.
  • Taped segment with John Donvan (ABC) and retired General Buck Walters of the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance, re: the situation in Umm Qasr, Iraq, as the rebuilding process gets set to begin.
  • Live discussion between Chris Bury (ABC) and John Donvan (ABC) re: Donvan’s report.
  • Live update with Chris Bury (ABC) re: issues surrounding recent public opinion polls about the war, and the presentation of the war in the international media.
  • Live discussion between Chris Bury (ABC) and retired Lieutenant General Gregory Newbold re: recent events in Iraq. Including the fall of the Saddam statue in Baghdad today.
  • Note: Taped coverage includes local weather bulletin across bottom of screen 11:40:10-11:42:10.


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