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Iraq War / Progress / Survival Story #876720

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 31, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) More encouraging news about the security situation in Iraq noted; statistics on civilian deaths in October cited.

(Ft. Bragg, North Carolina: Bob Woodruff) The miracle survival of Army military policeman Sgt. Dan Powers featured; details given about the insurgent's knife attack on him on a Baghdad street last July; scenes shown of Powers on the operating table with the knife still in his head. [Back home, POWERS - describes what happened to him and the damages to his face.] [Army medic Spc. Ryan WEBB†, Army neurosurgeon Lt. Col. Richard TEFF†- comment on Powers being knifed.]

Gibson, Charles;
Woodruff, Bob

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