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America Fights Back / Bin Laden Videotape / Muslim Reaction #652329

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 14, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London: Lee Cowan) The Muslim reaction to the videotape of terrorist Osama bin Laden discussing his role in the September 11 attack on America examined; scenes shown from an Al-Jazeera broadcast. [On street, two MEN - say the tape is fake.] ["Al-Quds" editor Abdel Bari ATWAN - says many Muslims are skeptical; says people believe the tape is American propaganda.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Bill Plante) President Bush's response to claims that the bin Laden videotape is a forgery reported; tape excerpts shown with English translations on screen. [BUSH - says claims that the tape was doctored were "preposterous"; says bin Laden refuses to fight even while he sends out suicide attacks.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The identification of the mystery sheikh on the bin Laden videotape as Sheikh Ali bin Said Alghamdi reported.

Cowan, Lee;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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