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Iraq War / Rumsfeld Visit / Bush Plan #846859

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 09, 2006
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(Studio: Bill Weir) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Dan Harris) Outgoing Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's secret farewell visit to the troops in Iraq featured; scenes shown from his last visit in July & of anti-US demonstration in an Iraqi village targeted by the US; details given of reports Iraqi faction officials are close to an oil-sharing deal. [At a town hall meeting yesterday, RUMSFELD - talks about the war.]

(Studio: Bill Weir) Report introduced.

(White House: Geoff Morrell) President Bush's seeking of advice for his new war plan to be presented before the end of the year examined; details given of the likelihood his new strategy will be a piecemeal approach. [In radio address, voice of BUSH - says we will consider recommendations from the Iraq study group & other advice.]

Weir, Bill;
Harris, Dan;
Morrell, Geoff

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