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Iraq / Italian Hostage #782482

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Mar 05, 2005
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(Studio: Randi Kaye) Report introduced.

(Rome: Alessio Vinci) The reaction in Italy to the assault by US forces in Iraq on the convoy carrying Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena† after being released from her kidnappers featured; details given of the death of Italian agent Nicola Calipari†† while protecting Sgrena; hostage video & scenes shown of Sgrena arriving in Rome. [US Ambassador to Italy Mel SEMBLER†- says Calipari is a friend & ally to the US.] [Sgrena’s partner Pier SCOLARI†- relates Sgrena’s account of what happened.] [Italian MAN – reacts.]

Kaye, Randi;
Vinci, Alessio

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