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Nightline: Showdown #762497

ABC Special for Wednesday, Aug 18, 2004

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  • Live discussions with Chris Bury (ABC), Mike von Fremd (ABC), “New York Times” Chief Foreign Correspondent John Burns, and “Washington Post” Foreign Correspondent Karl Vick re: issues related to the continuing stand-off in Najaf, Iraq, between US forces and those of Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.
  • Taped segment with von Fremd, former CIA Director James Woolsey, Maryland University Professor Shibley Telhami, and others.
  • Taped segment with John Berman (ABC), former Defense Intelligence Agency analyst Patrick Lang, Iraq Prime Minister Iyad Allawi‡, Kenneth Katzman of the Congressional Research Service, and unidentified others.
  • A brief live update by Bury re: Iraq’s Olympic soccer team.
  • Reporter(s):
    von Fremd, Mike;
    Berman, John

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