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In Depth (War on Terror: Bin Laden Hunt: CIA Videotape) Part II #752450

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 17, 2004
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The second part of three reports on the CIA spy videotape 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 & of the bureaucratic infighting between the CIA & the Pentagon that prevented a follow-up using the armed Predator. [Military analyst William ARKIN†- explains what is in the video.] [Former Clinton counterterrorism team member Daniel BENJAMIN - says we lost a promising tool.] Benjamin's charges that President Bush's team moved too slowly noted. [National Security Advisor Condoleezza RICE†- says we pushed to get the Predator back up.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow's report previewed.

Williams, Brian;
Myers, Lisa

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