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Iraq / Saddam Capture / Interrogation / Resistance #744142

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 16, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) The interrogation of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured; details given about Saddam’s demeanor and the strategy for questioning. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD – comments on handing over the interrogation to CIA director George Tenet.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The hunt for Saddam’s deputy Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri††, thought to be directing the resistance against coalition forces in Iraq, featured; details given about recent attacks, including ambushes in Tikrit & Samarra; scenes shown. [In Iraq, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Richard MYERS†- comments on the decision for US troops to remain in Iraq.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush’s campaign to get some of Iraq’s foreign debt reduced noted; scenes shown of special envoy James Baker with French President Jacques Chirac in Paris and with German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder in Berlin. CBS News/"New York Times" poll results on Iraq and Bush cited.

(Baghdad: Kimberly Dozier) Continuing support for Saddam, especially among Sunni Muslims, featured; scenes shown of demonstrations in Ramadi, where American troops opened fire on the crowd, and elsewhere.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Thalia Assuras) The joy of Juwad Kadim‡, who beat Saddam’s poster with his sandal after coalition forces entered Baghdad last April, over Saddam’s capture featured; details given of the invitation by a group of Iraqi-Americans for Kadim to visit the US; scenes shown of the famous sandal.

Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim;
Martin, David;
Dozier, Kimberly;
Assuras, Thalia

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