× 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

Iraq War / Terrorism / Intelligence Report / Brennan Interview #839590

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 24, 2006
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: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(White House: Bill Plante) The leaking of a government intelligence agencies report that links the rise in the terrorism threat to the war in Iraq examined; scenes shown from Baghdad of a car bombing site; details given of the implications of the report findings for the US. [On CNN, Representative Jan HARMAN; on "Face the Nation," Senator John McCAIN - draw different conclusions from the report.] The question of whether White House officials saw this leak of the report as a surprise discussed.

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Taped interview held with former CIA official CBS terrorism consultant John Brennan. [BRENNAN - says Iraq has become a battleground so extremists have an opportunity to fight the Great Satan {US}; outlines what could have happened had we focused on Afghanistan & not Iraq; states the Bush administration has helped make the US a more difficult target for terrorists, but root causes have been left out.]

Mitchell, Russ;
Plante, Bill

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.