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America Strikes Back / Afghanistan / Journalists / Kabul #653521

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 21, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Battle between Taliban and Northern Alliance forces at Konduz, Afghanistan, and the continuing manhunt for terrorism sponsor Osama bin Laden featured; details given OF plans for American Marines to enter Afghanistan to launch raids against Taliban and Al Qaeda; scenes shown of President Bush visiting soldiers at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. [BUSH - says America will hunt down terrorists.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says he has his preference about finding bin Laden.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Jalalabad, Afghanistan: Mike Taibbi) The dangerous situation faced by journalists in areas of Afghanistan liberated by the Northern Alliance reviewed; details given of the infighting among Northern Alliance troops and attacks from Taliban soldiers hiding in the mountains.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Kabul: Jim Maceda) The situation in Kabul featured; scenes shown from the street and the movie theater; details given of the difficulties faced by those ready to rebuild in Afghanistan. [Photographer "MOHAMMED" - says his grandfather bought a camera like his in 1906.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Maceda, Jim;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Taibbi, Mike

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