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America Strikes Back / Afghanistan / Organizing Government / Refugees #653503

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 20, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The battles between Taliban and United Front troops near Konduz and Kandahar, Afghanistan, reported; details given of US bombing, the dropping of "wanted" posters and plans to send in Marines to hunt down terrorism sponsor Osama bin Laden; scenes shown of United Front troops near Konduz. [Joint Chiefs of Staff Rear Admiral John STUFFLEBEEM - says the United States is still supporting United Front troops with air strikes.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says allowing Taliban members to go into other countries would be "most unfortunate".]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The recovery of the bodies of four international journalists killed by gunmen near Jalalabad, Afghanistan, reported.

(Kabul: Jim Maceda) The continuing refugee crisis in Afghanistan as Afghans flee United States bombs and plans to hold a UN-sponsored summit for rival Afghan leaders to discuss building a post-Taliban government featured; scenes shown of a refugee camp near Kandahar, Afghanistan and of a wounded photographer in Afghanistan; photos shown of slain journalists. [DRIVER - says his jeep tipped over.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Protest in Kabul, Afghanistan, by women wanting to secure rights they lost under Taliban rule shown.

Brokaw, Tom;
Maceda, Jim;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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