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Iraq War / Saddam's Death Sentence / Baghdad Power #847753

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 26, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Arwa Damon) The appellate court's upholding of the sentence for the hanging of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured; scenes shown from the trial. [High tribunal head Aref SHAHEEN†- {thru translator} says the three men will be hanged.] [Member of parliament Mithal ALOOSI†- reacts.] [Prime Minister adviser Bassem RIDHA†- says the government will deliver the execution verdict.] The Iraqi media's coverage of Saddam's trial discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Another bloody day in Baghdad reviewed.

(Baghdad: Cal Perry) Electricity & daily life in Baghdad featured; scenes shown of costly generators to supplement power; details given of the power struggle over power, of insurgent attacks on electrical power sources & of problems with services like mail & water. [Army Maj. Gen. William McCOY†- says the power lines are blown down.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Damon, Arwa;
Perry, Cal

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