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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] After the humiliating footage of Saddam Hussein and the US military briefing on his capture on Saturday morning, the NBC anchor switched us over for some images of the masses celebrating in Baghdad. Across the screen flashed broad strokes of red from a crowd of about a hundred with banners and flags in front of the headquarters of the Iraqi Communist Party( see below). The antics of the Iraqi Communist Party saved the day, and provided the media with some lively images of happy Iraqis thankful for the invasion of their country. All other news photos of Iraqi celebrants that I have seen were of small groups and individuals. At the end of the dispatch from Baghdad the female anchor was visibly flustered and bewildered. Wasn’t that a hammer and sickle on the banners of that demonstration celebrating the capture of Saddam? The US press wouldn’t even try to touch this one. Bob Allen Philadelphia Pa [ icp hq celebrants dec 14 03.jpg of type image/jpeg removed by lists.casi.org.uk - attachments are not permitted on the CASI lists ] _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk