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September 11 / Commission Report / Iran / Intelligence Reforms #760169

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The final report from the commission investigating the September 11 attacks previewed; details given of the finding that Iran facilitated travel for hijackers en route to the US and of recommendations for intelligence reforms, including a cabinet-level director with authority over all intelligence operations. [President BUSH – comments on investigating whether Iran was linked to the attacks.] [Representative Jane HARMAN†- supports the proposal for an intelligence director.] The Commission’s faulting of Presidents Clinton & Bush for failing to wage a real war on terror noted. [Terrorism expert Steve EMERSON†- comments on the Commission’s decision to not say whether the attacks could have been prevented.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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