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Christmas / Iraq #916201

FNC Evening News for Monday, Dec 25, 2006
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(Camp Taji, Iraq: David MacDougall) Christmas for US troops at Camp Taji, Iraq, featured; scenes shown of soldiers at a Christmas meal, USO performers; food statistics cited. [Lt. Corry WALLACE†, Lt. Jay BUNTE†, SMA. Ken PRESTON†- comment.]

(Studio: Gregg Jarrett) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Clarissa Ward) Iraqi Christians’ holiday celebrations despite the war featured; details given on the shift from public to private celebrations due to the security situation and the 2004 bombings targeting churches; census statistics cited; scenes of men selling Christmas trees, Mass services in Baghdad, and August 2004 footage shown. [MAN- {thru translator} wishes for peace.]

MacDougall, David;
Jarrett, Gregg;
Ward, Clarissa

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