NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 18, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The aftermath of the terrorist attacks in the US featured; scenes shown of the New York City skyline before and after the attack.
(Lower Manhattan: David Gregory) The estimated death toll of over 5400 people at the World Trade Center reported; scenes shown from New York of firefighters and rescue workers inside Ground Zero. [RESCUER, task force leader Don SCHROEDER, New York City Emergency Ops Richard SCHEIRER - say rescue efforts will continue.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan. [GIULIANI - says people must see Ground Zero; says something must be done; says he tries to think day-to- day; says the current generation can be as strong as the World War II generation.] [ANNAN - says television pictures do not capture the devastation; says countries must come together to defeat terrorism.]