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Anchor for this item  posted March 31, 2003 at 9:11 a.m. MDT

American Taliban strikes again!
One thing that's being used against this journalist is that the interview he gave was not pre-authorized! Apparently anything but propaganda is "nauseating" to Republicans ... like vampires in sunlight!

Google Search: "peter arnett"
"Peter Arnett, the CNN reporting star of the 1991 Gulf war, has been accused of "kowtowing to the enemy" by a US Republican politician who has branded an interview by the reporter on Iraqi television as "nauseating".
"NBC said in a statement that "Peter Arnett and his crew have risked their lives to bring the American people up-to-date, straight-forward information on what is happening in and around Baghdad." The network said Arnett's "impromptu interview with Iraqi TV was done as a professional courtesy and was similar to other interviews he has done with media outlets from around the world. His remarks were analytical in nature and were not intended to be anything more."
"Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen told Fox News Channel she found the interview "nauseating." She added, "It's incredible he would be kowtowing to what clearly is the enemy in this way."

NBC Fires Peter Arnett Over Iraqi TV Interview [washingtonpost.com] - NBC said on Monday it had severed its relations with veteran reporter Peter Arnett after he told Iraqi television that the U.S. war plan against Saddam Hussein had failed.
"I said in that interview essentially what we all know about the war, that there have been delays in implementing policy, there have been surprises," Arnett told NBC's "Today" show.


 

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