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Iraq / Fallujah Violence / Civilian Contractors #751844

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 01, 2004
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) More violence in the aftermath of yesterday’s brutal killings of four American contractors in Fallujah, Iraq, featured; scenes shown of a burning humvee that was hit by a roadside bomb and of yesterday’s violence; details given about the US concern with Iraqis’ perception of Americans. [US administrator in Iraq Paul BREMER – says the cowards & ghouls who acted yesterday represent the worst of society.] [Coalition Provisional Authority Brig. Gen. Mark KIMMITT†- says coalition forces will respond.] [Iraqi newspaper editor Ishmael ZAYER†- comments on the sparse coverage of the incident by Iraqi newspapers.] [Coalition Provisional Authority spokesman Dan SENOR†- says using a newspaper to provoke violence is unacceptable.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Houston: Don Teague) The tough duty for the civilian contractors who work in Iraq featured; scenes shown of training for a chemical attack by KBR contract workers. [KBR worker & wife Richard & Joan BARDEN†, Bechtel contractor Dean HAGGERTY‡- comment on the risk.] [Brookings Institution Peter SINGER†- comments on growth in the industry of contracting for the military.] [KBR human resources Jill KING†- says we spend a lot of time trying to persuade people not to go.]

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard;
Teague, Don

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