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Iraq / Elections / Baghdad / Mosul #778293

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 29, 2005
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(Baghdad: Peter Jennings) The eve of the free elections in Iraq reported; virtual view of the US Embassy in Baghdad that was struck by a rocket shown.

(Baghdad: David Wright) Security in Baghdad before elections featured; scenes shown of US patrols in the "abandoned" city & of security around a polling center. [Army 1st Cavalry Div. Capt. T.J. FOLEY†- says everybody's watching this historic event.] [International election monitor Les CAMPBELL†- outlines what the Iraqis will go through to vote.]

(Baghdad: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Mosul: Martha Raddatz) The situation in Mosul featured; scenes shown of the US troops making final preparations for elections. [Task Force Olympic commander Brig. Gen. Carter HAM†- predicts fighting.] [Army Lt. Mike HALAS†- outlines the US role tomorrow.]

Jennings, Peter;
Wright, David;
Raddatz, Martha

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