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Iraq / Missing Marine / Attacks / Sadr City #759907

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 08, 2004
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The bizarre story of Lebanese-born American Marine Cpl. Wassef Hassoun, who went missing in Iraq last month & turned up in Beirut, Lebanon, reviewed; details given of the earlier claims about Hassoun & of the possibility his kidnapping was a hoax; scenes shown of the gun battle near his family home in Lebanon. [Joint Chiefs director of operations Brig. Gen. David RODRIGUEZ†- comments on the investigation.]

(Studio: John Roberts) A deadly day for US soldiers in Iraq reported.

(Sadr City: Kimberly Dozier) A guerrilla attack on a US base in Iraq & peace in Sadr City, Baghdad, but plans for a new campaign by the militia loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr featured; scenes shown from Sadr City; details given of the possible use of child suicide bombers.

Roberts, John;
Martin, David;
Dozier, Kimberly

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