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Iraq / Pre-Election Violence / Hallums Kidnapping #778042

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 25, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) More pre-election violence in Iraq featured; scenes shown from Baghdad, where an Iraqi judge & policemen were killed, of Iraqis demonstrating the voting process & interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi campaigning; details given of the kidnapping of Americans, including Roy Hallums†† & Dean Sadek††; video shown of Hallums with a gun to his head, asking Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi to help him. [Hallums’ ex-wife Susan HALLUMS†, daughter Carrie COOPER†- comment.] [Middle East expert Shibley TELHAMI†- assesses Iraqi security forces.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow’s broadcast from Iraq noted.

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard

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