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America Fights Back / Afghanistan / Air Strikes / Caves / Prisoners #652440

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

(Pentagon: David Martin) Conflicting reports on a United States air strike on a convoy in eastern Afghanistan, the development of a fierce new weapon to use in the caves in the Tora Bora mountains and the handling of Taliban/Al Qaeda fighters being held prisoner in Afghanistan and Pakistan examined. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - comments on the bombing.] [Undersecretary of Defense Edward ALDRIDGE - comments on the new bombs.] [Anti-terrorism coalition spokesman Kenton KEITH - comments on the estimates of 7000 prisoners.]

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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