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"Time" Person of the Year / Grimes Interview / Shepperd Interview #746760

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Dec 28, 2003
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Live telephone interview held with Spec. Billie Grimes† about being chosen to represent one of the thousands of American soldiers for the cover of “Time” magazine’s Person of the Year edition. [At Fort Bragg, North Carolina, GRIMES – describes her reaction to the cover photograph; talks about saving the life of a “Time” correspondent in her duty as a medic; comments on the danger of serving in Iraq; responds to questions from CNN military analyst US Air Force retired Maj. Gen. Don Shepperd† in Tucson, Arizona.] Live follow-up interview held with Shepperd about the situation in Iraq. [SHEPPERD – talks about turning over authority to the Iraqis; comments on the possibility that President Bush may pull US troops out early to help his re-election chances.]

Lin, Carol

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