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Iraq / American Casualties / Attacks / Barbers #781986

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 03, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) A portrait of the war in Iraq by looking at the casualty figures examined; statistics on explosive devices, the age of the dead, the missing of their recruiting goals by both the Army & Marines cited. [Pentagon spokesman Larry DiRITA†- says the insurgents' capability is becoming cruder.] [USMC career recruiter Sgt. Jean CORVOISIER†- comments on recruiting.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistics on the American wounded & the body count for Iraqi civilians cited.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Insurgent attacks in Baghdad & Baquba, including car bombings outside the interior ministry, reported.

(Baghdad: Nick Watt) The insurgent targeting of Iraqi barbers for shaving traditional Islamic beards featured; scenes shown of the car bombings in Baghdad & from inside barbershops.

Jennings, Peter;
Raddatz, Martha;
Watt, Nick

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