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A Closer Look (Saddam Hussein: Captured) #743963

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 14, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at the case against Saddam Hussein before a trial comes about introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The evidence against Saddam reviewed; incriminating video & photos of brutality shown; details given of documents linking Saddam to deaths, chemical weapons, prisons, mass graves etc. [Former US ambassador Peter GALBRAITH†- says mass killers turn out to be bureaucrats.] [Iraq Memory Foundation Kanan MAKIYA†- says the evidence will indict Saddam & his regime; states Saddam is responsible for two million deaths.] [Iraqi Governing Council MEMBER - says Saddam tried to justify his crimes.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The options for a trial of Saddam examined. [Former US legal adviser to the Iraqi Council Noah FELDMAN†- says he will be tried for genocide, war crimes etc.; states only Iraqis can mete out justice.] [Sarah Lawrence College professor Fawaz GERGES†- says a domestic trial will not be seen as legitimate; comments on the problems with an Iraqi government.]

Jennings, Peter;
Ross, Brian;
Thomas, Pierre

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