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America Fights Back / Afghanistan / Kandahar / Taliban #652131

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 2001
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The war in Afghanistan featured; details given of the arrival of 100 more combat troops, the bombing of sites near Kandahar and Tora Bora map shown of bombing targets in Afghanistan; scenes shown of American ground troops and bombing strikes outside Kandahar. [Joint Chiefs of Staff R/Admiral John STUFFLEBEEM - says some Taliban soldiers will fight to the death; says Mullah Mohammed Omar is probably still alive.] The death of American CIA officer Mike Spann noted.

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Maidan Shahr, Afghanistan: Elizabeth Palmer) The defection of Taliban fighters to the United Front reported; scenes shown of the fighting; details given of the problems of setting up a lasting peace now that the Taliban has collapse.

Martin, David;
Palmer, Elizabeth;
Roberts, John

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