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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 04, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Paramount delaying the release of the film “The Kite Runner” due to a controversy involving its Afghan child stars introduced.

(New York City: Mike Taibbi) The possibility that “The Kite Runner” could spark more unrest in Afghanistan if misinterpreted examined; details given on concerns for the child stars’ safety; scenes shown from the movie. [Retired CIA operative John KIRIAKOU††- talks about his time in Afghanistan assessing the situation.] [Human Rights Watch Sam ZARIFI†- says the boys in the movie could become targets for kidnappers.] [On NPR “Morning Edition”, voice of one star’s FATHER – {through translator} says he will have to leave the country before the release.] [Producer Rebecca YELDHAM†, ACTOR – comment.]

Williams, Brian;
Taibbi, Mike

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