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America Fights Back / Bush Speech #642485

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 21, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Summary of the day's events related to the terror attacks on the United States given; scenes shown of rescue and recovery work in Lower Manhattan in New York City. Stock Market Report.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Bill Plante) President Bush's message to Afghanistan's Taliban demanding the turning over of terrorism sponsor Osama bin Laden reported; scenes shown of anti-American demonstrations in Pakistan. [White House Press Secretary Ari FLEISCHER - says Bush wants "action, not words".] [Former Assistant Secretary of State Karl INDERFURTH - says military action is just part of the United States response.] The response last night to Bush's speech noted. [Secretary of State Colin POWELL - says other American nations are with the US.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The Taliban warning that it will declare a jihad on the United States if Afghanistan is attacked reported.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The preparations to bomb terrorist camps reported; scenes shown of military training. [BUSH - demands the closing of terrorist training camps in Afghanistan.]

Martin, David;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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