CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 12, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Response to the high terrorism alert status featured; details given of suspicious incidents in Washington, DC, Boston’s Logan Airport and New York City; scenes shown of security measures in Washington, DC, Minneapolis and Portland, Oregon. [In the Washington subway, WOMAN – reacts.] [CIA director George TENET – says Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden’s releases of taped messages are often followed by attacks.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Another taped threat, in addition to Tuesday’s audiotape, purported to be from bin Laden reported.
(Washington: Jim Stewart) The search for bin Laden as the second tape in a week is released reviewed; enhanced photo shown of how bin Laden may have changed his appearance; excerpts from both tapes played. [TENET – says bin Laden is exhorting his people to do more.]