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Yemen / Terrorism / USS Cole Bombing / Investigation #189226

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 13, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Caskets of casualties from the bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen shown at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

(Yemen: Morton Dean) The bombing of the Navy ship in Yemen featured; photo and video shown of the damaged ship. [US ambassador to Yemen Barbara BODINE - cites the help from Yemenis.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The start of the investigation into the USS Cole bombing featured. [Navy R/Admiral Joseph HENRY - says the ship will be saved.] [ABCNews military analyst Tony CORDESMAN - says the ship is not broken and can be repaired.] [Pentagon spokesman Kenneth BACON - says the Middle East is filled with risks.] The determination behind the bombing investigation discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) The horrendous wait for families of the Navy men featured; scenes shown from Dallas where sailor Timothy Gauna's family waited for news. [Relatives uncle James GAUNA, sailor Lakeina Francis's relative Herbert JETER, sailor Cherone Gunn's relative El'dawn TAYLOR, Lakiba Palmer's track coach Annie KING, Ken Clodfelter's MOTHER, mother Cathy HUFFMAN, sailor Jennifer Kudrick's grandmother Nellie DELASKI - speak about their sailors.]

Dean, Morton;
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John;
McWethy, John

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