Search the Archive

Iraq / Attacks #793864

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 20, 2005
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Brian Williams) A series of car bombings across Iraq reported; casualty figures cited.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The violent day in Iraq reviewed; scenes shown of a bombed-out Baghdad police station, suspects held by Iraqi police & injured people in Irbil; details given of operations in Baghdad and near the border with Syria; Iraqi casualties for the past 2 months cited. [Terrorism expert Sajjan GOHEL††- says targeting the police could result in a major blow to stability.] [In Brussels, US OFFICIAL – comments on the Iraqis’ progress in handling security.] The sabotage of drinking water lines noted.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) An NBC investigation of the insurgents behind the attacks featured; photos shown of suicide bombers; nationalities outlined. [Terrorism expert Evan KOHLMANN††- notes the fact that most of the bombers are from Saudi Arabia.] [From Al-Fayhaa/Memri TV, 2 captured SAUDIS {thru translator} – comment on the influence of Al Jazeera TV and radical clerics.] [Saudi Ministry of the Interior Mansour al-TURKI††- comments on arresting fighters going to Iraq.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: David Gregory) President Bush’s reaction to the upsurge in violence and his falling approval rating on Iraq featured. [BUSH – says every time there’s a death, he grieves.] Bush’s defense of the treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba noted. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard;
Myers, Lisa;
Gregory, David

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.