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Iraq / Attacks / Hamill Kidnapping #752955

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 11, 2004
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The downing of a US helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq, reported.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The battle for the roads of Iraq reviewed; scenes shown of combat across Iraq & of kidnapped American truck driver Thomas Hamill††. [Coalition deputy director for operations Brig. Gen. Mark KIMMITT - says the helicopter pilots were killed in action.] [NBC military analyst retired Gen. Wayne DOWNING†- says the Marines will have to stamp out the insurgency.] [From Baghdad, US administrator in Iraq Paul BREMER - states we don't negotiate for hostage release.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Macon, Mississippi: Mark Potter) The reaction of Iraq kidnap victim Hamill's hometown of Macon, Mississippi, featured; scenes shown of Hamill in a car with his captors. [Macon resident Judith EWING†, Danny SWANSON†, Michael MILLER†- comment on Hamill & the situation in Iraq.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The disturbing trend of hostage taking reviewed; details given about those kidnapped; Al Jazeera videotape of hostages shown.

Seigenthaler, John;
Engel, Richard;
Potter, Mark

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