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Iraq War Coverage #886132

CNN Special for Wednesday, Apr 02, 2003

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Live CNN coverage of the US military assault into Iraq.

  • Coverage includes the participation of correspondent Walter Rodgers, embedded with the 3-7th Cavalry, correspondent Martin Savidge, embedded with the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, Pentagon Correspondent Chris Plante, correspondent Art Harris, with the 2nd Marine Division, British journalist Diana Muriel, embedded with the UK Army Desert Rats, Military Correspondent Miles O'Brien, and correspondent Martin Savidge.
  • Statements and analysis are provided by Captain Brian McCourt, US Army, CNN military analysts Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.) and Lieutenant General Dan Benson (Ret.).
  • This hour features coverage of the rescue of prisoner of war Pfc. Jessica Lynch, including interviews with her family and the Governor of West Virginia, Bob Wise. Also includes taped video footage of the discovery of a torture chamber at an Iraqi police station.
  • Reporter(s):
    Rodgers, Walter;
    Savidge, Martin;
    Plante, Chris;
    Harris, Art;
    Muriel, Diana;
    O'Brien, Miles;
    Savidge, Martin

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