NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 11, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) The hunt in Iraq for weapons of mass destruction featured; details given about the discovery of documentation pointing to an illegal weapons program; diagram shown of an underground bunker; scenes shown of the 101st Airborne Division searching a suspected site. [President BUSH – talks about Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction.] [US Army Col. Ron SHIPPEE- comments on testing for chemical agents.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD – says we will find people who will tell us where the weapons are.] [Former U.N. weapons inspector David ALBRIGHT- says Iraqi scientists may go to other countries and offer their services.] [Chem-bio weapons expert Jonathan TUCKER- says there is a threat that weapons & documentation could be smuggled out & made available to terrorists.]