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Terrorism / Bin Laden Tape / Dirty Bomb Warning / Alert Status #721551

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 11, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) A new audiotape featuring the voice of Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden calling on Muslims to help defend Iraq by attacking Americans with suicide bombing and a warning from the CIA director that an attack may come this week, possibly with a “dirty bomb,” reported.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The significance of the bin Laden tape to the threat of a terror attack on the US examined; details given about bin Laden’s encouragement to Muslims while insulting Iraqi President Saddam Hussein; excerpts from tape played with translation. [Secretary of State Colin POWELL – says bin Laden is speaking to the people of Iraq.] [CIA director George TENET†- cites intelligence reports signaling terror attacks.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) Security precautions undertaken in response to the raising of the nation’s terror alert status featured; details given about the recommendation for citizens to prepare disaster supply kits. [Chicago police department Lt. Gary SZPARKOWSKI†- instructs officers on likely targets.] [FBI director Robert MUELLER†- warns of the threat from Al Qaeda.] [Strosnider’s Hardware Jim LOVASS†- comments on the buying spree for plastic sheeting & duct tape.] [Rand Corp. terrorism analyst John PARACHINI†- comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London: Richard Roth) Security measures in Great Britain featured; details given about a warning from radical Islamic cleric Sheikh Omar Bakri Mohammed; scenes shown of tanks and soldiers at Heathrow Airport. [Scotland Yard Commissioner John STEVENS†- says the measures are for the safety & reassurance of the public.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Martin, David;
Orr, Bob;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
00:06:50

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