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June 12, 2003
On the Ground
Paul Bremer, the American civilian administrator in
Iraq, testified today before the House Armed Services Committee on the security
of U.S. troops in the country. Kwame Holman reports on his teleconferenced briefing.
Ray Suarez follows up on the recent violence in Iraq with Ivan Watson, a news
correspondent for National Public Radio.
Jim Lehrer discusses prospects for peace in the Middle East
and other questions about America's role in the world with Richard Haass, the
State Department's outgoing director of policy planning who will begin his tenure
next month as head of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Susan Dentzer reports on the Senate Finance Committee's proposal
to reshape Medicare.
In Memoriam: David Brinkley
Television news icon David Brinkley died last night at his home in Houston. Terence
Smith discusses the newsman's life with former NewsHour anchor Robert MacNeil,
who worked with Brinkley when they were both at NBC.
In Memoriam: Gregory Peck
Actor Gregory Peck died overnight in Los Angeles. Highlights in his long movie
career included the films "Moby Dick," "Roman Holiday" and
"To Kill a Mockingbird," for which he won an Academy Award for Best