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NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(St. Petersburg, Russia: Chuck Todd) President Obama’s push for military strikes in Syria reviewed. [OBAMA – says he was elected to end wars, not start them; responds to growing opposition; says when the international community is stuck people are going to look to the US; comments on his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin; comments on the chemical attack against Syrian civilians.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The plans for an attack in Syria examined; details given about plans for air strikes and an expanded list of targets and about the warships in the region; map of chemical weapons sites shown. [U.N. Ambassador Samantha POWER†- says Syrian President Bashir al-Assad has barely put a dent in his enormous stockpile of chemical weapons.] [“Unthinkable” author Kenneth POLLACK†- says if we go down this road we will get sucked in.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(St. Louis: Kevin Tibbles) Public reaction to US military involvement in Syria reviewed; scenes shown from Chili Mac's Diner in St. Louis and from Washington, DC, & San Francisco. [Corporate payroll Lesia HUDSON†, legal assistant Denise WELLINGHOFF†, accountant David EDGAR†, architect Erik WILSON†, information technology Chris ROBINSON†, legal assistant Christine CROWLEY†, information technology Jason MILLS†, retired Jay KAPADIA†, salesman Michael TRACHIOTIS†, logistics manager/veteran Jay CALHOUN†, Chili Mac's owner Kris SCHNEIDEWIND††- express views.]

Williams, Brian;
Todd, Chuck;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Tibbles, Kevin

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