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

(Washington: Jim Sciutto) The barrier from the Pentagon to journalists' reporting of the war in Afghanistan examined. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says the government has been forthcoming.] [Friday, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. John STUFFLEBEEM, October 23, assistant Secretary of Defense Torie CLARKE, RUMSFELD - offer little information.] [NPR correspondent Tom GJELTEN - criticizes the Pentagon briefings.] [ABC reporter John McWETHY - worries the US people won't know what is happening.] [John F. Kennedy School of Government Marvin KALB - says the press is essential to the Pentagon in getting public support.]

Reporter(s):
Vargas, Elizabeth;
Sciutto, Jim
Duration:
00:02:10

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