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Iraq / Hostages, Blair / Prisoner Abuse #759239

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 10, 2004
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(Studio: Jim Axelrod) The threats in Iraq against hostages from Pakistan & the fate of a Filipino hostage & reports from the BBC that British Prime Minister Tony Blair considered resigning over Iraq reported.

(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) New details on the prison abuse scandal at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq examined; details given from documents describing prisoner conditions; abuse photos shown. [Former assistant defense secretary Lawrence KORB†- says we created an environment that led to horrible things.] [Via phone, Brig. Gen. Janis KARPINSKI†- recalls the nightly mortar attacks & the DCG pressure to hold more prisoners.]

Reporter(s):
Axelrod, Jim;
Alfonsi, Sharyn
Duration:
00:02:50

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