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A Closer Look (The Hijackers) #754378

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 13, 2004
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The media scrutiny about whether the government missed signals about terrorism before the September 11 attacks introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The background to the two hijackers, Khalid Almihdhar & Nawaf Alhazmi††, who flew the plane into the Pentagon, examined; details given about what the CIA knew & about their taking flight lessons. [At today's commission hearings, former acting FBI director Thomas PICKARD†- cites what was known.] [Former FBI agent Jack CLOONAN†- outlines what could have been done with the two men; states the hijackings could have been prevented.] Tomorrow's testimony from CIA director George Tenet about what the CIA told the FBI previewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Ross, Brian

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