ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 21, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar that the world should forget September 11 noted.
(Pentagon: John McWethy) The search in Afghanistan for Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden featured; scenes shown of special operations training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina; details given from an Arabic newspaper account that bin Laden will not let himself be taken alive. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says we want bin Laden "dead or alive."] [Taliban SPOKESMAN - says we have no idea where bin Laden is.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Konduz, Afghanistan: Don Dahler) The standoff between the Taliban and the Northern Alliance over the city of Konduz featured; scenes shown of refugees on the highway. [US Central Command commander in chief General Tommy FRANKS0- says we will prevail in Konduz.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The history of wars in Kabul noted.
(Kabul: Bob Woodruff) The situation in the Afghanistan capitol of Kabul featured; scenes shown of the United Nations handing out food and blankets to Afghan families and from the orphanage. [UN spokesman Eric FALT - comments on food distribution.]