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Iraq War Coverage #886110

CNN Special for Wednesday, Apr 02, 2003

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  • Live CNN coverage and analysis of the US military assault into Iraq.
  • Coverage includes the participation of anchors Daryn Kagan (in Kuwait City) and Aaron Brown, Wolf Blitzer, correspondent Rym Brahimi in Amman, Jordan, correspondent Jane Arraf, with a report on progress in Northern Iraq, correspondent Diana Muriel, embedded with the United Kingdom forces, James Forlong, with a report on Royal Navy submarines in the Persian Gulf, correspondent Martin Savidge, embedded with the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, National Security Correspondent David Ensor, and correspondent Jason Bellini, embedded with the Marine Expeditionary Unit.
  • Analysis includes further participation by David Ignatius, a columnist with the Washington Post, reporting from Kuwait City, General Wesley Clark (Ret.), former NATO Supreme Commander, and foreign editor of Al Hayat, Baria Alamuddin.
  • Features live video from Kuwait City, Palestine, West Virginia, Amman, and taped footage of an earlier press conference with General Richard Myers and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
  • Includes brief taped statements from the family of Jessica Lynch, and Lieutenant Colonel Mike Riddell-Webster, of the British forces.
  • Includes a report on the rescue of Private First Class Jessica Lynch from an Iraqi hospital in Nasiriyah.
  • Reporter(s):
    Blitzer, Wolf;
    Brahimi, Rym;
    Arraf, Jane;
    Muriel, Diana;
    Forlong, James;
    Savidge, Martin;
    Ensor, David

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