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Iraq War / Saddam Execution / Video / Dearborn, Michigan #854487

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Dec 30, 2006
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report that executed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has been buried in Tikrit, Iraq, noted. The amateur video of Saddam’s hanging featured; video, with English subtitles, shown of Saddam on the gallows, responding to the taunts of the executioners.

(Dearborn, Michigan: Allan Chernoff) The reaction to Saddam’s death from Shiite Muslims in Dearborn, Michigan, featured; scenes shown of celebrations in the streets. [Iraqi-Americans Farazdak al ASADI†, Haidar al FATLAWI†, Hussein al FATLAWY†, student Ghufran al MOUSAWAI†- support the execution.] [Sunni Iraqi-American Omar JASIM†- says it was a biased decision to execute him.]

(Studio: Carol Lin) The elation in Karbala, Iraq, after the execution, and more violence, including a car bombing in Baghdad, reported; scenes shown. President Bush’s response to Saddam’s death quoted.

Lin, Carol;
Chernoff, Allan

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