CNN Evening News for Saturday, Mar 20, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Protests around the world against the US decision to go to war against Iraq noted.
(New York: Alina Cho) The huge anti-war demonstration in New York City, marking the first anniversary of the conflict, featured; scenes shown of the crowd, including presidential candidate Representative Dennis Kucinich. [Mother of slain soldier Sue NIEDERER- comments.] [Mother of solider Mildred McHUGH, Vietnam veteran Carl SVENSEN- object to the war.] [In Orlando, Florida, President BUSH – says the dictator today sits in a prison cell.]
(Studio: Carol Lin) Anti-war demonstrations in London, England; Cairo, Egypt, and Rome, Italy, shown. The coalition’s intention that troops will remain in Iraq once power is handed over this June noted. [Coalition spokesman Dan SENOR- explains why troops will stay on.]