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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 08, 2004
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The Senate passage of the intelligence reform bill reported.

(White House: Terry Moran) What the legislation to overhaul intelligence will change & not change examined; details given about the role of a national intelligence director, who will be responsible for all intelligence activity & about what needs to be done. [Senator Susan COLLINS†- backs the reforms.] [Former counterterrorism official Richard CLARKE†- says the new director embodies the concept of accountability; outlines the two major reasons why September 11 happened.] [Former 9/11 commission director Philip ZELIKOW†- says a lot of management initiatives are needed.] [Former CIA director James WOOLSEY†- says reorganization will not solve the big problem.] Some suggested names for the director's post given.

Jennings, Peter;
Moran, Terry

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