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Iraq / Attacks / Suicide Bombers / Medals of Freedom #773887

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 14, 2004
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Another suicide bomber attack in Baghdad, Iraq, noted.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The suicide bombers profiled. [In August, Central Command intelligence director Brig. Gen. John CUSTER†- says the myth is the bombers are suicide fighters; gives examples of tactics.] [Brookings Inst. Muqtedar KHAN†- talks about the anger & hopelessness among Iraqis, who are resorting to violence.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Cochran) The awarding of Medals of Freedom for CIA former director George Tenet, retired US Central Command commander Gen. Tommy Franks & former US administrator in Iraq Paul Bremer for their roles in Iraq featured; details given of each man's positions on the war. [President BUSH - praises Franks as a liberator.]

Jennings, Peter;
Raddatz, Martha;
Cochran, John

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