CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 23, 2004
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush’s appointment of an administration task force to review the recommendations in the report of the panel that investigated the September 11 attacks noted.
(Washington: Jim Stewart) Pressure on Congress & the president to quickly adopt the 9/11 Commission’s recommendations featured; details given of the political complications for Bush of appointing a national intelligence director, to whom the CIA & FBI would both report, and a national counterterrorism center. [9/11 Commission Timothy ROEMER- says Al Qaeda is not waiting for the American people to have hearings; states we want accountability.] [Yesterday, Senator John McCAIN – comments on “removing somebody’s turf.”] The Commission’s recommendation for Congress to streamline its operation noted.