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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 28, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The first confirmed death in Afghanistan of an American, CIA agent Mike Spann†, who died during the prison riot in Mazar-i-Sharif featured. [Father Johnny SPANN†- comments on Mike.]

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The status of the search-and-destroy military campaign in Afghanistan updated; details given of US air strikes on Taliban and Al Qaeda targets; Pentagon video shown. [Joint Chiefs of Staff Rear Adm. John STUFFLEBEEM†- says by breaking the leadership there is less motivation for troops to stay loyal and fight.] The deployment of additional US forces to Afghanistan noted.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The summit of Afghan leaders meeting in Germany to develop a post-Taliban government for Afghanistan reported; scenes shown of the meeting in progress near Bonn, Germany.

(Kabul, Afghanistan: Christiane Amanpour) The latest developments in Afghanistan updated; details given about Northern Alliance opposition to an international peace-keeping force inside Afghanistan, of claims that Mullah Mohammed Omar made a radio address to the Taliban faithful and of the stall in the Taliban offer to surrender Spin Boldak; scenes shown from Spin Boldak and Mazar-i-Sharif.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) More coverage on the war on terror on “Live from Afghanistan with Christiane Amanpour” noted.

Blitzer, Wolf;
McIntyre, Jamie;
Amanpour, Christiane

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