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Target: Terrorism / Afghanistan War / Rumsfeld Visit / Levin, Hyde Interview #655255

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Nov 04, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The latest developments as America targets terrorism reviewed; details given about smallpox vaccinations and the discovery of anthrax on a tape sent from NBC News to New York City; scenes shown from the World Trade Center ruins.

(Pentagon: Jeff Levine) The progress of the United States military campaign in Afghanistan reviewed; scenes shown of bombing and the opposition forces in the field. [Afghan United Front Haron AMIN, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman General Richard MYERS - comment on the air war against the Taliban.]

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Islamabad: David Ensor) Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's travels to central Asia featured; scenes shown from inside Rumsfeld's plane as it flew over Afghanistan. [In Islamabad, Pakistan, says the United States has been as careful as possible about the bombing campaign.]

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Taped interview held with Senator Carl Levin and Representative Henry Hyde about the war in Afghanistan. [LEVIN - suggests we do the military buildup in the proper way without public pressure; comments on the propaganda war for public opinion in Moslem and Arab nations.] [HYDE - expresses concern about putting together a coalition of disparate Muslim nations to find Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden and the Al Qaeda network around the world; comments on House committee meetings about marketing American virtues.] New York Times column by Tom Friedman about the public relations war quoted.

Blitzer, Wolf;
Ensor, David;
Levine, Jeff

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