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A Closer Look (Target Tapes) #722874

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 03, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at long-range planning to commit murder on a mass scale introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The Al Qaeda videotape of terrorist plans confiscated in Spain after September 11 presented; excerpts shown from the August 1997 tape of the World Trade Center & the Empire State Building taken from many various angles. [Spanish parliament member Gustavo de ARISTEGUI†- says they were target tapes.] [Former FBI agent Jack CLOONAN††- suggests this is an updated surveillance tape used to formulate plans for the WTC attack.] Landmarks viewed in other Al Qaeda tapes listed. ABC incident with Ghasoub al-Abrash Ghalyoun††, who shot the videotape, detailed & shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Background on ABC News consultant Cloonan, who retired from the FBI at the mandatory age of 57, mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Ross, Brian

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