× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Spain / Madrid Train Bombing #770412

FNC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 11, 2004
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Shepard Smith) Deadly terror bombings at three train stations in Madrid, Spain, reported. [Two PEOPLE, {thru translator} - describe the scene after the explosions.]

(Madrid, Spain: Greg Burke) The terror attacks in Madrid featured; details given of the initial blaming of a Basque separatist group; scenes shown of wrecked trains, emergency workers, injured people, and bodies.

(Studio: Shepard Smith) A letter from an Al Qaeda affiliate which claimed responsibility for the Madrid attack and warned of an upcoming attack in the US reported.

(Washington: Bret Baier) The Al Qaeda affiliate, Abu Hafs al-Masri†, featured; details given about the probability that Al Qaeda may have been involved in the bombings and the discovery of an Arabic audio cassette in a truck suspected to be tied to the bombings; letter from affiliate quoted.

(Studio: Shepard Smith) France’s decision to raise its security level and increase border security and President Bush’s initial response to the attacks reported. [BUSH – says that the US stands strong with the people of Spain.]

Reporter(s):
Smith, Shepard;
Burke, Greg;
Baier, Bret
Duration:
00:05:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.