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Iraq War / Gates Visit / Baghdad #863895

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 19, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The surprise visit by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to Baghdad, Iraq, the day after 170 Iraqis were killed in bombings introduced.

(Baghdad: Jonathan Karl) The Gates visit to Iraq to deliver the message that the Iraqi government has failed to carry out political reconciliation featured; details given about the political reform timeline set up by Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki; scenes shown from the site of another car bombing. [GATES - says he would like to see faster progress.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) A statement from Senator Harry Reid that he told President Bush the war is lost and the surge is not accomplishing anything quoted.

Gibson, Charles;
Karl, Jonathan

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