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Iraq / Attacks / Hassoun #760150

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 2004
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Kimberly Dozier) The interim Iraqi government’s new tactic to deal with the continuing insurgency by offering concessions to some militants featured; scenes shown from the site of the latest suicide bombing and from Fallujah, where a US air strike was authorized by interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi; details given of agreements between the government and Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. The weekend’s violence and the status of foreign hostages, including Filipino Angelo de la Cruz, reviewed.

(Studio: Dan Rather) The first public statements by Marine Cpl. Wassef Hassoun, who disappeared in Iraq and later turned up in Lebanon, noted. [HASSOUN – says he was captured & held by anti-coalition forces.]

Rather, Dan;
Dozier, Kimberly

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