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Afghanistan, Sudan / Terrorism / United States Attacks / Americans Abroad #625836

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 22, 1998
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Preparations in the United States for a possible retaliatory terrorist attack in the wake of the United States missile attack on Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden's base camps in Afghanistan featured; scenes shown from around the country. [TOURISTS - comment.] [Senator Joseph BIDEN, terrorist expert Neil LIVINGSTONE - call it war against terrorism.] Word that the United States alerted Pakistan about the planned missile attack and the possibility of more missile attacks noted.

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Khartoum: Ron Allen) The day of rage in Sudan, where the people protested against the United States missile attack against a drug-manufacturing plant, featured; scenes shown of the bombed-out plant. [Plant manager Dr. Alamaddin al- SHIBLI - expresses disgust over the attack on a medical facility.] [Middle East analyst Hazir TEIMOURIAN - expresses suspicion about the plant.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Martha's Vineyard: David Bloom) President Clinton's focus on freezing the financial assets of bin Laden featured; satellite photos of the Afghan terrorist camps shown. [In radio address, CLINTON - speaks out against terrorism.] [CIA station chief in Pakistan Milt BEARDEN - outlines the terrorists' real infrastructure.] Statistics on bin Laden's financial assets outlined on screen. [White House press secretary Michael McCURRY - says the terrorists will continue the threats.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(London: Pat Dawson) The anxiety for Americans abroad examined; scenes shown from London, including anti-American demonstrations at the US embassy. [American tourists Paulette and Bill MOTLEY - worry about feeling vulnerable as targets of terrorism.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Coverage of the United States anti-terrorism efforts on Meet the Press noted.

Allen, Ron;
Bloom, David;
Dawson, Pat;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Seigenthaler, John

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