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Iraq / Elections / "Where Things Stand" #778164

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 27, 2005
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(Baghdad: Peter Jennings) A relatively quiet day in Iraq as elections near noted.

(Waleed, Iraq: Martha Raddatz) The US military's patrolling of the Syrian-Iraqi border to stop suicide bombers from crossing into Iraq featured; scenes shown from Waleed, Iraq, including a desert fort manned by Iraqis. [31st Marine Expeditionary Unit Lt. William SOUCIE†- says the mission is to stop the insurgents; talks about the Iraqi guards.]

(Baghdad: Peter Jennings) "Where Things Stand" in the daily lives of those in northern Iraq based on interviews by young Iraqi journalists featured; scenes shown from the region, including the Kurds, who suffered under President Saddam Hussein, burning cars & oil installations, schools in Kirkuk & a park in Suleimaniyah‡; details given of the economic conditions & kidnapping for ransom.

(Baghdad: Peter Jennings) Upcoming report on Mosul previewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Raddatz, Martha

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