NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 16, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) NBC's three-night study on missed opportunities in the war on terror to capture or kill Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) NBC exclusive report on how close the US came in 2000 to bin Laden a year before the September 11 attacks presented; secret CIA spy plane videotape over Afghanistan shown; details given of clues that bin Laden is in the Predator video. [In 1998, President CLINTON - talks about bringing those responsible to justice.] [Former intelligence officer William ARKIN- explains why bin Laden is the figure in the videotape.] [NBC analyst retired Gen. Wayne DOWNING- says the US was not prepared to take military action; outlines what should have been done.] [Former CIA station chief Gary SHRON- explains why the odds to get bin Laden were reduced.] [9/11 commission Bob KERREY- says Clinton should have gone to Congress to declare war on Al Qaeda.] [Former Clinton deputy national security adviser James STEINBERG- outlines what the administration did against the terrorist threat.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow's segment previewed.
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