NBC To Air Pvt. Lynch's Story

  • October 20, 2003
NBC announced plans to air the telefilm "Saving Jessica Lynch" on Sunday, Nov. 9, with the first 40 minutes being aired without commercials. The two-hour movie tells the story of Jessica Lynch and other members of the 507th Maintenance Co., who were ambushed during the war in Iraq before several members were killed and Lynch and others were wounded and captured. It also features an actor playing the role of Mohammed Al Rehaief, an Iraqi lawyer who risked his life to help American rescue forces find Lynch, wounded in a hospital.
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