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Year in Review (Halberstam, Thomas, Gergen Interviews-Part I) #724459

CNN Evening News for Monday, Dec 31, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with journalist and author David Halberstam†, "Newsweek" editor Evan Thomas†, and “US News & World Report” David Gergen† about the changes in the world since September 11; Thomas’s “Newsweek” article and Halberstam’s words from “War in a Time of Peace” quoted; President Bush shown addressing Congress on September 20. [In New York, HALBERSTAM – says we realized our vulnerability after September 11; asks if Americans will pay attention to the rest of the world; comments on the frivolity of the media; talks about a comparison of September 11 with the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack.] [THOMAS - says we will be living with this threat for a long time; says the media has been liberated from tabloid coverage.] [In New York, GERGEN - says we are all aware that evil still lurks among us; states Bush found his mission and his moment after September 11; comments on other dangers, including the environment.] [On September 20, BUSH - says justice will be done.]

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