NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 04, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Fred Francis) The release of "Black Hawk Down," a movie about the botched October, 1993, Delta Force and Army Rangers mission in Mogadishu, Somalia, featured; movie segments shown. [Former Army Ranger Mike GOODALE - says we had no time to think; says he appreciates the making of the film.] [Army retired Colonel Tom MATHEWS - says the Somalian operation was the most "significant and emotional" in his career.] [Director/producer Ridley SCOTT - explains why he did not pull punches.] The Pentagon's cooperation with the making of the movie detailed.
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