Baghdad Television Summary

Call Number
350-4-3:91/1

General information

Part of series
HU OSA 350-4-3 Records of the International Monitor Institute: Middle East: Iraq
Located at
Beta SP #91 / No. 1
Level
Item
Primary Type
Moving image
Language
Arabic
Date of Production
1999
Date
1999
Duration
63 min.

Content

Form/Genre
Television program
Contents Summary
Footage with Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi Revolutionary Command Council (RCC) members, and Ba’ath party members listening to the Head of the Presidential Office, Ahmad Hussain Khudayyir, as he presents the awards for the members of the RCC and the medals of valor for the outstanding Ba’ath party members. The ceremony continues with Saddam Hussein personally decorating the officials with their medals, addressing the officials and congratulating them on the blessed month of Ramadan. Saddam’s speech is followed by that of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri (Vice President and Deputy Chairman of the RCC), Taha Yasin Ramadan al-Jizrawi (Vice President of Iraq and member of RCC), and Badr-al-Din Muddaththir (member of the Iraqi Ba'ath Party's national command in Sudan), who all congratulate the president on the blessed month of Ramadan, praise his leadership, and pledge to continue under his leadership. Saddam Hussein concludes the ceremony with his thoughts on Iraq and its people.
Associated Country
Iraq