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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The continuing fight for control of Fallujah, Iraq, updated; death toll cited.
(Baghdad: Richard Engel) An overview of the battle for Fallujah presented; fighting scenes shown; details given of the kidnappings of relatives of interim Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi; video shown of captured Iraqi soldiers. [1st Marine Expeditionary Force Lt. Gen. John SATTLER- says the insurgents are not able to communicate.] [Voice of “Newsweek”’s Babak DEHGHANPISHEH- notes the belief that the insurgents are using adrenaline to boost themselves up.] The discovery of a house where kidnap victims were murdered noted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Fallujah: Kevin Sites) The view from the front lines with the Marines in Fallujah featured; scenes shown of fighting, seized weapons, a destroyed mosque. [US Marines 3rd Battalion S/Sgt. Sam MORTIMER- defends taking out the mosque.] [US Marine Matthew HENDERSON- expresses anger at the sight of the bridge where the bodies of US contractors were hung last March.]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Engel, Richard;
- Sites, Kevin
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