CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 11, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The death of more Iraqi police in an attack in Tikrit, Iraq; two suicide bombings in Basra; a pipeline blaze near Kirkuk & the admission by Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi that it will be hard to keep the people safe in certain cities on election day reported.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The mourning in the town of Houma, Louisiana, for the victims of the Bradley fighting vehicle that was blown up in Mosul featured; photos shown of Spc. Bradley Bergeron, Spc. Armand Frickey, Sgt. Kurt Comeaux, Spc. Warren Murphy, Spc. Huey Fassbender & Christopher Babin. [Victim's mother Angela BERGERON, widow Tiffiny COMEAUX, mother Charlotte BABIN- recount learning their sons/husband were gone.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with former Kerry adviser Rand Beers about Iraq. [From Washington, BEERS - talks about the efforts to bring the Sunni into the election process; states the Iraqi people have to decide about going forward with the election & we have to find some kind of accommodation to ensure that the Sunni population is not disenfranchised; comments on the keys to an American exit: how fast Iraqi security forces can be trained to take over the job that multi-national forces are carrying out; assesses the meaning of the American presence in Iraq.]