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Iraq / Attacks / Saddam Trial / Fallujah Attack #811748

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 06, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Casualties from a suicide bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq, cited.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The continuation of former President Saddam Hussein’s trial reviewed; scenes shown from the site of the bombing at the police academy and from the courtroom, where witnesses testified from behind a screen with their voices distorted; details given of the defense accusations about American abuses at Abu Ghraib prison. [Voice of WITNESS {thru translator} – describes her abuse.] [Defense LAWYER {thru translator} – questions the witness.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The kidnapping of another American in Iraq reported; Al Jazeera video shown.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The Pentagon’s revelation that 10 Marines killed last week in Fallujah had been at a promotion ceremony and not on patrol as first reported featured; animation shown of the explosion in a flour factory; details given of questions about the decision to hold a ceremony in an unsecured location in a war zone. [Retired Marine Lt. Gen. Bernard TRAINOR†- notes the risk of using locations more than once.] [Retired Army Col. Jack JACOBS†- notes the area might not have been properly swept.]

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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