CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 11, 2004
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Kabul: Lara Logan) Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s visit to Afghanistan in a show of support for interim Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who hopes to become the country’s first freely elected leader, featured; scenes shown of Rumsfeld with US & Afghan troops, with Karzai, and with the counter-narcotics task force; details given of the violence intended to disrupt the election. [RUMSFELD – says the entire world wishes you well.] [KARZAI – comments on the upcoming election.] The threat of the drug trade to Afghanistan’s democracy noted.
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