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Iraq War / Basra and Baghdad #888847

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 27, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The breakdown of relative calm in Iraq introduced; photos shown from Baghdad.

(Basra: Paul Wood) The bloody fighting in Basra being carried out by the Iraqi army against the Shiite militants featured; scenes shown from the streets.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jonathan Karl) The days of rage in Baghdad featured; scenes shown of protests in the streets of Sadr City; details given about the rocket impact on the US embassy and the Green Zone. [President BUSH - says the Iraqi government is committed to protecting them.] The view of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on a cease-fire discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Wood, Paul;
Karl, Jonathan

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