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Iraq War / Saddam Execution #847920

CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 29, 2006
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Breaking news coverage of the impending execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, the timing of the execution, reports that the hanging has been carried out, perspective on Saddam & Iraq's sectarian divide & the reaction to the news reports about his death, including the reaction of Iraqis {with video} in Dearborn, Michigan.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Baghdad: Aneesh Raman; Baghdad: Arwa Damon; Crawford, Texas: Elaine Quijano; Washington: John Roberts; Amman, Jordan: Matthew Chance; Dearborn, Michigan: Allan Chernoff)

Live interviews:

+Case Western Reserve University law professor Michael Scharf: about the defense request for a stay. +Council on Foreign Relations Vali Nasrā€  & +Center for Strategic & International Studies Jon Alterman: about Saddam, Sunnis, Shiites, the execution & the future of Iraq. +deputy representative to the U.N. Ambassador Feisal al-Istrabadiā€ : on how the Stalin-like Saddam devastated his country by killing two million. {Interview continues after 10:00}

Cooper, Anderson;
Raman, Aneesh;
Damon, Arwa;
Quijano, Elaine;
Roberts, John;
Chance, Matthew;
Chernoff, Allan

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