CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 31, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(White House: John Roberts) The scathing report from the commission investigating the flawed US intelligence about Iraq's weapons of mass destruction prior to the war featured; excerpts quoted. [President BUSH – says America’s intelligence community needs fundamental change.] [Senator Pat ROBERTS- says this is a catalyst to improve the intelligence reform bill.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Taped discussion held with commission co-chairs former Senator Charles Robb and retired Judge Laurence Silberman about their findings. [ROBB, SILBERMAN – comment on the FBI’s refusal to integrate into the intelligence community; explain how the intelligence on Iraq went so wrong.] The long hours spent by the CIA head preparing the president’s daily briefing noted.