NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 03, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(White House: David Gregory) President Bush’s interpretation of arms inspector David Kay’s report that no weapons of mass destruction have been found in Iraq featured; details given about the findings of the Kay report. [BUSH – says Saddam Hussein was a serious danger.] [Senator Carl LEVIN- says what took us to war were statements about weapons of mass destruction.] [Secretary of State Colin POWELL – says they were determined to have the capability to develop chemical, biological & nuclear weapons.] Kay’s statement that Saddam’s weapons program was a bluff noted. [Weapons expert Corey HINDERSTEIN- comments on the uncertainty about Iraq’s weapons.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Statement from coalition forces commander Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez about the better organization of enemy forces noted.
(Baghdad: Kevin Tibbles) US military tactics to deal with increasing attacks and a constantly changing enemy in Iraq featured; details given about Syrian-trained foreign fighters; scenes shown from the site of an ambush outside Baghdad and of Charlie company troops on patrol. [SANCHEZ – says the enemy is more lethal, complex, sophisticated & tenacious.] [US Army 1st Armored Division Dr. Joe EWERS, 2nd Lt. David KRETZ, Pvt. Anthony WOODS- comment on US tactics to keep the enemy guessing.]