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Anthrax Investigation / Bentonite / Cases #716233

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 28, 2001
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The significance of the discovery of bentonite in the anthrax sent to Senate majority leader Tom Daschle because of the possible link to Iraq examined; details recalled of the meeting in the Czech Republic of hijacker Mohamed Atta with an Iraqi intelligence officer. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - refuses to speculate on Atta & bentonite.] [Rental car company owner Brad WARRICK - comments on renting cars to Atta.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Steve Osunsami) The number of inhalation anthrax cases updated. [White House chief of staff Andrew CARD - says other anthrax letters may be stuck in the system.] [Senator Hillary CLINTON - says we are learning about anthrax.] [Postal WORKER - calls for cleaning the postal buildings.] [CDC deputy director Dr. David FLEMING - downplays the risk from anthrax.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The annual red masque for the Supreme Court justices held at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, shown.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Ross, Brian;
Osunsami, Steve

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