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Iraq / Insurgency / Fallujah / Sadr City #771514

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 17, 2004
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Heavy fighting in Ramadi, Iraq, reported.

(Near Fallujah, Iraq: Lee Cowan) The pockets of resistance remaining in Fallujah and the increasing insurgency elsewhere in Iraq featured; scenes shown of gun battles in Fallujah & Mosul; details given of the return to Fallujah of insurgents who had fled before. [US Army Brig. Gen. Carter HAM†- says this enemy is very adaptive.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Iron Horse Base, Sadr City: Kimberly Dozier) The reconstruction process in Baghdad’s Sadr City that may provide a model for Fallujah featured; scenes shown of US troops interacting with Iraqis on rebuilding projects. [1st Cavalry Division Capt. Zachary MILLER†, Lt. Col. Gary VOLESKY†- comment on the fact that employing Iraqis keeps them from fighting the Americans.]

Rather, Dan;
Cowan, Lee;
Dozier, Kimberly

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