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Afghanistan / Walker Case #653860

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 15, 2001
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(San Francisco/Marin County, California: Josh Mankiewicz) The fate of captured American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh examined; details given of his background in California, his conversion and his study of the Koran and Arabic in Pakistan. [Walker's friend Abdullah NANA - remembers Walker's conversion to Islam; indicates new converts to Islam tend to be susceptible.] [University of California at Davis Barbara METCALF - says Moslem students were sought as "jihadis."]

Reporter(s):
Mankiewicz, Josh;
Seigenthaler, John
Duration:
00:03:10

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