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Iraq / Al-Sadr Revolt #763155

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.]

Rather, Dan;
Petersen, Barry

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