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Rumsfeld / Terrorism Memo, Boykin / Squitieri Interview #740472

CNN Evening News for Friday, Oct 24, 2003
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The bad week for Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld introduced.

(Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The controversy over the remarks about Islam from Gen. William "Jerry" Boykin & the memo from Rumsfeld to his top aides about the progress in the war on terrorism reviewed. [Brookings Inst. Michael O'HANLON - says Rumsfeld's political capital has gone down.] [Senator John McCAIN - says the memo was likely a challenge to subordinates.] [On Tuesday, Senator John WARNER - says Boykin needs to be detailed from his position.]

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live in-studio interview held with "USA Today" reporter Tom Squitieri† about the Rumsfeld memo. [SQUITIERI - says it was a "pro-public" leak; comments on the negative impression the memo did leave; says Rumsfeld has been hurt on Capitol Hill from the Boykin matter.]

Blitzer, Wolf;
Starr, Barbara

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