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North Korea / Nuclear Test / The Response #1115561

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 03, 2017
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(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Report introduced.

(Seoul, South Korea: Ben Tracy) The nuclear test by North Korea involving a hydrogen bomb featured; details given about the power of the bomb; photos shown of by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has accelerated weapons development. [In August, President TRUMP - says Kim is starting to respect us.]

(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Report introduced.

(White House: Paula Reid) The US response to the North Korean threat featured; scenes shown of Trump leaving church saying "we'll see" about attacking North Korea. Trump's tweets about North Korea & South Korea quoted. [TRUMP - says North Korea better not make more threats: they will be met with fire & fury.] [Secretary of Defense Gen. James MATTIS - says we have many options.] [CBS national security contributor Mike MORRELL - outlines options: diplomacy, military & acceptance/detainment.] The diplomacy by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson noted & a statement form China about North Korea quoted.

Quijano, Elaine;
Tracy, Ben;
Reid, Paula

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