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Iraq / Helicopter Downing #741002

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 03, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Congressional approval of the 87 billion requested by President Bush for aid in Iraq & Afghanistan and the search for insurgents & shoulder-fired missiles following yesterday’s downing of a US Army transport helicopter near Fallujah reported.

(Baghdad: David Hawkins) The aftermath of the helicopter attack featured; scenes shown from Fallujah and from the site of new attacks in Baghdad. [2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Cpl. David TENNANT†- describes his escape from the downed helicopter.] [Coalition forces commander Lt. Gen. Ricardo SANCHEZ†- says there will be more tragedies in the future.] [US administrator in Iraq Paul BREMER – says looking for & controlling the weapons is an enormous job.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Kimberly Dozier) The stories of injured survivors of the helicopter downing presented; scenes shown from an Army hospital in Baghdad. [From “48 Hours,” 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Sgt. Joe MLINAR†, TENNANT - describe what happened.] [28th Combat Support Hospital Maj. James OLIVERO†- reacts to the deaths of American soldiers.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The death of another American soldier in a bombing near Tikrit reported.

(Ft. Carson, Colorado: Bob McNamara) The reaction at the home bases of the soldiers killed in the helicopter attack featured; photos shown of victims Sgt. Ernest Bucklew† & Lt. Brian Slavenas†. [Ft. Carson, Colorado, Army Base Col. Michael RESTY†, Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, Army Base Brig. Gen. Richard FORMICA†, Bucklew’s aunt & uncle Betsy & Jack SMITH†, Slavenas’ father & brother Ronald & Marcus SLAVENAS†- comment on the loss.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Hawkins, David;
Dozier, Kimberly;
McNamara, Bob
Duration:
00:07:30

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