ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 25, 2005
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(Baghdad: Peter Jennings) The deadly contest in Iraq between the US & its enemies for the prize of elections noted; scenes shown from the trip to south central Iraq. [Joint forces in Iraq commander Gen. George CASEY - predicts millions of Iraqis will vote & there will be violence.]
(White House: Terry Moran) President Bush's request for billions more for the war in Iraq & operations in Afghanistan examined; statistics cited on prior & future costs & about the 2005 deficit; details given about how the supplemental funding will be spent. [White House press secretary Scott McCLELLAN - calls for flexibility.] [Senator Joseph BIDEN - says don't ask our grandchildren to pay for this war.]
(Baghdad: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Baghdad: David Wright) The lack of security in Iraq as the elections near examined; scenes shown from the Baghdad site of the ambush of an Iraqi judge, a bombed high school, a video of American hostage Roy Hallums††, who was kidnapped November 1. [Shiite Dawa Party senior leader Adnan ALI†- comments on Iraqi needs.]
(Baghdad: Peter Jennings) "Where Things Stand" in Iraq based on reports from young Iraqi journalists introduced; details given about the situation in central Iraq; scenes shown of the commerce & education in Baghdad, including Sadr City & other neighborhoods; details given about the level of violence in the region.