CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 24, 2004
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(Studio: Dan Rather) US bombing of guerrilla positions near the sacred mosque held by Shiite militia forces in Najaf, Iraq, noted.
(Baghdad: Barry Petersen) The continued fighting against insurgents led by radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr reviewed; scenes shown from Baghdad’s Sadr City; details given about al-Sadr’s offers of peace, which he later reneged. [1st Cavalry Division Spc. Michael KAMM- comments on the use of crowds as shields.]
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