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Iraq War Coverage #886100

CNN Special for Tuesday, Apr 01, 2003

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Live CNN coverage of the US military assault into Iraq is a part of the Vanderbilt Television News Archive collection. For additional details contact the Archive by phone or e-mail.

  • Coverage includes participation by anchors Judy Woodruff, and Wolf Blitzer, and reporters Gary Tuchman, Nic Robertson, Jane Arraf, and Martin Savidge, embedded with the 1st Batallion 7th Marines. Also includes interviews with two soldiers in the US Air Force, Sid Penner and Shane Smith.
  • Includes live footage from a press conference with the family of photographer Molly Bingham, who had just recived a phone call confirming her safety, after she had been missing since leaving Baghdad March 17th.
  • This segment also features American Airlines Flight 128, which was detained at the San Jose International Airport after five passenger and crew members demonstrated symptoms of SARS. Includes a discussion of this "mystery illness" with participation by heath correspondent Elizabeth Cohen.
  • Reporter(s):
    Tuchman, Gary;
    Robertson, Nic;
    Arraf, Jane;
    Savidge, Martin;
    Cohen, Elizabeth

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