NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 05, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) US administrator in Iraq Paul Bremer’s warning that attacks on Americans are likely to increase noted. The stories of the different results of the rebuilding efforts of two towns in Iraq introduced.
(Baghdad: James Hattori) The troubled Bataween neighborhood of Baghdad featured; details given about crime, sanitation problems & electricity outages; scenes shown. [RESIDENT – worries for her children.] [US Army 1st Armored Division Col. Pete MANSOOR- says most residents are happy the soldiers are trying to get rid of the criminals.]
(Hilla: Jim Maceda) The successes in Hilla featured; details given about the efforts of the governor, Iskandar Witwit, to encourage building, create jobs & increase security; scenes shown. [New RESIDENT – comments on moving from Baghdad to Hilla.] [Coalition Provisional Authority Mary WITT- comments on Witwit.]