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The AP’s Lynn Elber reports:
“If Iraqi TV viewers were glued to their TV sets, as one channel reported, the broadcast networks apparently felt that the news bulletins would hold U.S. viewers for now: All switched back to regular programming Friday, although ABC followed the story on news magazine ’20/20.’ MSNBC, Fox News Channel and CNN stayed with Saddam coverage.
Fox’s Bill O’Reilly might have taken issue with the broadcast network’s brief reports.
Saddam’s execution represented a ‘big moment, much bigger than the press in America is portraying it,’ O’Reilly said…”