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Afghanistan / War / Soldier's Death / Ft. Campbell, Kentucky #654597

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 04, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The death of a Special Forces soldier (sergeant Nathan Chapman) and the wounding of a CIA agent in combat in eastern Afghanistan and the attack on a nearby Al Qaeda training compound reviewed; details given of lack of evidence that bin Laden has produced weapons of mass destruction and of capture of Al Qaeda official Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi, who ran bin Laden's military training camps. [US Central Command General Tommy FRANKS - says the soldier died doing his job; says Al Qaeda activity was detected near the bombed complex.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Fort Campbell, Kentucky: Kerry Sanders) Plans for the 101st Airborne to ship out from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to Afghanistan reported; details given of the response of the Fort Campbell community to the death of the American soldier. [Spc. Anthony MONTGOMERY - says there is some apprehension.] [Wife Crystal MONTGOMERY - says she has thought about the deployment and the soldier's death.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Sanders, Kerry

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