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Iraq / Fallujah Offensive / Mosque Killings #771305

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 15, 2004
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The battle against pockets of resistance in Fallujah and attacks elsewhere in Iraq noted; casualty figures cited; scenes shown.

(Near Fallujah, Iraq: Elizabeth Palmer) The fighting in Fallujah featured; scenes shown of Marines going house-to-house, corpses in the street & the reopened bridge where US civilian contractors were hung earlier this year; details given of the detention & screening of suspected rebels. [US MARINE – says the city is packed full of war-making material.] [1st Marine Expeditionary Force Lt. Gen. John SATTLER†- comments on accommodating terrorists who want to fight to the death.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The investigation into a US Marine’s shooting of wounded, unarmed insurgents inside a mosque featured; scenes shown of the bodies while a tape of the Marines’ voices is played. [1st Marine Division staff judge advocate Lt. Col. Bob MILLER†- says it’s not prudent to pull out Marines to render aid such as evacuating enemy wounded.]

Rather, Dan;
Palmer, Elizabeth;
Andrews, Wyatt

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