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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 21, 2004
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Ned Colt) The claim by militants associated with Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi, who is demanding the release of female prisoners in Iraq, that they beheaded American contractor Jack Hensley featured; video shown of Hensley, Eugene Armstrong, who was executed yesterday, and Kenneth Bigley. [Hensley family friend Jake HALEY†- says the world has lost a great human being.] [Terrorism analyst Walid PHARES†- says terrorists know that beheading a civilian will have a great impact.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Colt, Ned

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