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Iraq / Policy / Attacks / Bush / Soldier's Story / Lynch's Story #741625

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The return to the White House of US administrator in Iraq Paul Bremer to meet with President Bush's national security team about the plan for Iraqi self-governance examined; details given of the discussion of speeding up the transfer of power because of the increasing violence, including a mortar attack today in Baghdad; scenes shown from sites of attacks outside Baghdad & in Basra. [SOLDIER - comments.] [Coalition forces in Iraq commander Lt. Gen. Ricardo SANCHEZ†- comments on the "trend line" of engagements.] The administration's hopes to reduce the number of troops in Iraq discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Kate Snow) Bush's commitment to Iraq featured. [BUSH - says we will finish the mission; states the failure of democracy would convince terrorists America backs down under attack; talks about the strategy of terrorizing Iraqis.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Bush's visit to Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day shown. [BUSH - talks about the current military struggle in Iraq & Afghanistan.] Veterans Day ceremonies across the nation shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Terry Moran) The story of 1st Armored Div. Sgt./Maj. Michael Bush, a 32-year Army veteran now in Iraq, presented; scenes shown from the streets of Baghdad. [BUSH - talks about the young, brave soldiers, today's memorial service, his early days in the Army.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The first television interview with Jessica Lynch about her experiences in Iraq reported. [With Diane Sawyer, LYNCH - recalls being under attack; gives her reaction to made-up stories about her.]

Jennings, Peter;
Raddatz, Martha;
Snow, Kate;
Moran, Terry

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