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Iraq War Coverage #889174

CNN Special for Saturday, Apr 12, 2003

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Live CNN coverage of the US military assault into Iraq.

  • Coverage is provided by anchors Fredricka Whitfield and Aaron Brown, correspondent Ryan Chilcote, embedded with the 101st Airborne Division, correspondents Tim Rodgers and Richard Blystone, recounting the trek journalists made across Iraq, correspondent Jason Bellini in Baghdad, correspondent Jamie Colby, interviewing refugees in Dearborn, Michigan, correspondent Art Harris, embedded with the 2nd Marine Division, Congressional Correspondent Jonathan Karl, correspondent Sheila MacVicar in Damascus, and journalist David Ignatius of The Washington Post.
  • This hour features a report on the search for those imprisoned under the Hussein regime, a report on tax cuts and war funding in Congress, unsubstantiated reports of the death of Saddam Hussein, as well as an interview with Iraq widow Shelly Pokorney and footage from a military service for the 507th. Also featured are photographs from Patrick Baz, of the Agence Frence-Presse.
  • Reporter(s):
    Chilcote, Ryan;
    Rodgers, Tim;
    Blystone, Richard;
    Bellini, Jason;
    Colby, Jamie;
    Harris, Art;
    Karl, Jonathan;
    MacVicar, Sheila;
    Ignatius, David

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