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America Fights Back / Afghanistan / Bin Laden Manhunt #652037

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 21, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Efforts to stop terrorism sponsor Osama bin Laden and his top associates from leaving Afghanistan, including plans to send in US Marines, featured. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says ground troops will enter Afghanistan.] [On 60 Minutes II, RUMSFELD - says he wants bin Laden dead.] The crash of a small military special operations helicopter inside Afghanistan and the rescue of all people aboard reported; details given of a Taliban spokesman's statement that the world should "forget" the September 11 attack on America. [Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul WOLFOWITZ - says nobody will forget about September 11, but he hopes people forget about the Taliban.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Spin Boldak, Afghanistan: Allen Pizzey) A press conference held by Taliban spokesman Tayyab Agha reported; scenes shown. [AGHA - says nobody can see the Taliban leaders without going through special channels; says the Taliban moves on Allah's orders.]

Martin, David;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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