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America Fights Back / Day 5 / Military Scenarios #640428

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 15, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The day's developments outlined on screen.

(Smithsburg, MD: Terry Moran) The government's plans for a comprehensive response to the attack on America featured; scenes shown from the administration's meeting at Camp David, MD. [BUSH - says we will find those who did it and bring them to justice; adds Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden is the prime suspect.] [In radio address, voice of BUSH - says the conflict will not be short.] [Secretary of State Colin POWELL - says we will go after the "whole curse of terrorism."]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Support for the United States from Pakistan reported.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The military scenarios reviewed; details given of the need to find bin Laden and to strike against the Taliban in Afghanistan for harboring bin Laden; scenes shown of the '98 attack on bin Laden's camp. [Brookings Institution Stephen COHEN - says bin Laden may have left Afghanistan.] [ABC News military analyst Tony CORDESMAN - cites the Soviet and British mistakes in Afghanistan.]

Jennings, Peter;
Moran, Terry;
Raddatz, Martha

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