Search the Archive

Iraq War / State Department #893666

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Nov 03, 2007
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Tony Harris) Report introduced.

(Washington: Brian Todd) State Department workers protesting the announcement that diplomats will be ordered to Iraq if there are not enough volunteers featured; details given about the last implementation of hardship posts, which was during the Vietnam War; historical footage shown. [Foreign Service Director-General Harry THOMAS†, Foreign Service officer Jack CRODDY†- disagree over whether the State Department cares about its diplomats.] [Former US Ambassador to Syria Ed DJEREJIAN†- comments.]

(Studio: Tony Harris) Taped interview held with former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger. [EAGLEBURGER†- says Foreign Service officers who refuse to go to Iraq should be fired; says refusing is “shameful”; responds to Croddy’s statement that this is tantamount to a death sentence.]

Harris, Tony;
Todd, Brian

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.