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Iraq / Kidnappings / Troop Strength #811980

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 08, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The deaths of 2 more US servicemembers in bombings in Iraq reported.

(Baghdad: Kimberly Dozier) The insurgents’ attempts to prove they are still dangerous featured; details given of a report that American hostage Ronald Schulz†† was killed by his abductors and of the rise in kidnappings of Westerners; videos shown of Schulz and of 4 other hostages who are now blindfolded in orange jumpsuits; scenes shown from the site of a deadly suicide bombing on a bus. [Earlier, President BUSH – says we don’t pay ransom for hostages.] [On video, American Tom FOX†– calls for American & British soldiers to leave Iraq.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s announcement that some US troops will come home after next week’s elections noted.

Schieffer, Bob;
Dozier, Kimberly

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