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America Fights Back / Afghanistan / CIA Agent Death #652114

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 28, 2001
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The first American combat casualty in the war against terrorism with the death of CIA agent Mike Spann during the prison riot at Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, featured; details given of the bombing of a building believed to hold senior Taliban and Al Qaeda leaders. [Joint Chiefs of Staff Rear Admiral John STUFFLEBEEM - says he is confident the Taliban leaders were in the bombed building.] [Taliban spokesperson Ehmad RAATIB - says Mullah Mohammed Omar is safe.] [Father John SPANN - explains why his son joined the CIA.]

(Studio: John Roberts; Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan: Dodge Billingsley) The prison riot in Mazar-i-Sharif and the death of Spann discussed; details given of and fighting and dead bodies

Billingsley, Dodge;
Martin, David;
Roberts, John

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