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Terrorism / Al Qaeda / Nuclear Weapons Documents #656118

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jan 24, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(No location given: Mike Boettcher) Document evidence of Al Qaeda research into high-tech explosives examined; documents shown. [Nuclear physicist David ALBRIGHT - says the question is when did Al Qaeda start to learn about making nuclear explosives.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown; Atlanta: Mike Boettcher) The "Talibomb" story discussed: how the documents were found in Al Qaeda houses in Afghanistan, how an Arabic-speaking technician recognized the importance of the documents and the surprising fact of Al Qaeda's seriousness about a nuclear program.

Reporter(s):
Boettcher, Mike;
Brown, Aaron
Duration:
00:05:20

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