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Iraq / Politics / Protest / Niederer Interview #756169

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Mar 14, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) The administration’s defense of the decision to go to war in Iraq as the first anniversary of the war approaches; the attack by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on presidential candidate Senator John Kerry’s claim that the US has gone into Iraq alone; President Bush’s appearance at a gala at Ford’s Theatre, and Kerry’s criticism of US international policy noted. [National Security Advisor Condoleezza RICE – says it was an urgent threat.]

(Dover Air Force Base, Delaware: Elaine Quijano) A protest by activists, including military families who lost loved ones, at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware featured; scenes shown of the demonstration. [Parents of fallen soldier Jane & Jim BRIGHT†- talk about their son, Sgt. Evan Ashcraft††.]

(Studio: Carol Lin) Live interview held with Military Families Speak Out Sue Niederer†, whose son, Lt. Seth Dvorin†, was killed in Iraq about her views on the war. [In Philadelphia, NIEDERER – says her son enlisted to further his education; states the only way she would feel her son’s death was not in vain is to have our troops come home; asserts we are in a war we should not be in; says the government is lying about casualty figures; comments on death threats to families who speak out against the war.] Last Call question introduced.

Lin, Carol;
Quijano, Elaine

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