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Iraq War Coverage #893413

CNN Special for Thursday, Apr 17, 2003

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Live CNN coverage of the US military assault into Iraq.

  • Coverage includes the participation of anchor Daryn Kagan, correspondent Ben Wedeman in Erbil, Iraq, correspondent Rula Amin in Baghdad, United Nations Correspondent Richard Roth, reporting on the return of UN Inspectors to Iraq, Senior International Correspondent Sheila MacVicar in Damascus, Pentagon Correspondent Barbara Starr, correspondent Susan Lisovicz, and correspondent Jamie Colby.
  • This hour features news that J. Paul Getty has died at 70, as well as live footage of the funeral of Corporal Patrick Nixon, a recent casualty in Iraq, at Arlington National Cemetery. In the last half of the hour are interviews with Cindy Laquidara, Attorney for the family of Missing in Action Scott Speicher, and Amy Waters Yarsinske, author of No One Left Behind.
  • Reporter(s):
    Wedeman, Ben;
    Amin, Rula;
    Roth, Richard;
    MacVicar, Sheila;
    Starr, Barbara;
    Lisovicz, Susan;
    Colby, Jamie

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