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Iraq War / Karbala Attack / The Debate #858817

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 28, 2007
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Reports introduced.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) A car bombing in Karbala, Iraq, outside the Imam Abbas mosque, a holy Shiite shrine, featured; scenes shown from the streets of Karbala and Baghdad. where Sunni insurgents are attacking Shiites and Americans are being blamed. [Iraq Assistance Group commander Brig. Gen. Dana PITTARD†- says we cannot leave Iraq as a failed state.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Miami: John Yang) President Bush's battle with Congress over troop withdrawal featured; scenes shown of protests while Bush was in Miami; details given of Bush's likely veto of the Congressional funding bill. [Voice of retired Army Lt. Gen. William ODOM†- says the president is absent without leave.] [In NBC interview, multinational forces-Iraq commander Gen. David PETRAEUS - says we have to let history judge.] Findings of an NBC/"Wall Street Journal" poll on the public support for troop withdrawal cited. [Brookings Inst. Michael O'HANLON - assesses the situation.]

Holt, Lester;
Engel, Richard;
Yang, John

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