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America Strikes Back / Afghanistan / The Caves #653617

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 27, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The discovery of up to 40 laboratories in Afghanistan and evidence that terrorism sponsor Osama bin Laden was trying to develop weapons of mass destruction, the uprising of Taliban war prisoners at a fortress in Mazar-i-Sharif; the death of several Al Qaeda leaders when United States troops attacked a Taliban convoy near Kandahar reviewed; graphic scenes shown of dead Taliban soldiers at Mazar-i-Sharif. [US Central Command General Tommy FRANKS - says equipment and chemical compounds have been found.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - talks about hunting down bin Laden.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Duranta, Afghanistan: Mike Taibbi) The hunt for bin Laden in the caves near Tora Bora reported; scenes shown from inside caves near Jalalabad. [Afghan Shan MAHMOUD - says 200-300 people are with bin Laden.] [ director John PIKE - describes the sensitivity of unmanned heat-sensing drones.] [Afghan COMMANDER - warns journalists to go no further.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Taibbi, Mike

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