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Iraq / Helicopter Downing #741377

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The deaths of more American soldiers in Iraq after an Army Black Hawk helicopter was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade {RPG} reported; casualty figures for the week cited.

(Tikrit: Kimberly Dozier) US efforts to win over the Iraqi people featured; scenes shown of the Black Hawk crash site near Tikrit and from attack sites in Mosul; details given about the search for insurgents within the “Sunni Triangle.” [4th Infantry Division Maj. Josslyn ABERLE†- announces the downing of the Black Hawk.] [Iraqi MAN – says he wants Saddam Hussein back.] [4th Infantry Sgt. Charles DARRAH†- responds to comments about bringing Saddam back.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Consoling words to the wives of 4 of the soldiers killed noted; scenes shown of soldiers returning to Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. [At Ft. Campbell, 101st Airborne Division Chaplain Dave CORAM†- says your spouses were heroes.]

Rather, Dan;
Dozier, Kimberly

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