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Iraq War / Violence / Orphans #885715

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 30, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The death of a US soldier in a bombing in Iraq reported.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The decrease in attacks and US casualties examined; figures cited. [Representative John MURTHA – says the surge is working.] [Joint IED Task Force retired Gen. Montgomery MEIGS†- cites the drop in IED attacks.] [US Institute of Peace Paul HUGHES†- expresses concern about radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s followers.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Lara Logan) The fate of Iraqi boys found starving by US soldiers in a government-run orphanage for special needs kids updated; details given of the deaths of 3 of the boys and the status of the government investigation. [492nd Civil Affairs Battalion S/Sgt. Mitchell GIBSON†- says they deserve to have a happy life.] [492nd Civil Affairs Battalion Lt. Jim COOK†- worries this will blow over and we’ll see the same thing again.]

Couric, Katie;
Martin, David;
Logan, Lara

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