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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 14, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) US casualties this month in Iraq cited.

(Baghdad: Tom Aspell) The deteriorating security situation in Iraq reviewed; details given of the status of foreign hostages, the conflict involving Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, and the unstable cease-fire in Fallujah; video shown of hostages. [U.N. envoy to Iraq Lakhdar BRAHIMI†- says the security situation makes it more important for the political process to continue.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Richard MYERS††- comments on the potential for increased violence if al-Sadr is captured.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The Pentagon’s orders to extend the tours of troops in Iraq noted.

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Aspell, Tom

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