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North Korea / Missile Launch / The Reaction #930885

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 05, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The reaction to North Korea's launch of a Taep'o Dong 2 missile rocket that could carry a nuclear weapon featured; scenes & animation shown of the launch test; details given about how North Korea may use this missile test. [President OBAMA - says North Korea broke the rules.] [Nuclear weapons expert David ALBRIGHT†- comments on the capabilities & North Korea's sale of missiles.] [Former deputy Secretary of State Strobe TALBOTT†- says we just don't know.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Prague, Czech Republic: Chuck Todd) The swift response from Obama featured; scenes shown from Prague, Czech Republic. [OBAMA - says we need a new approach to address this weapons threat & now is the time for an international response; sites the dangers from one nuclear weapon.] Obama's agenda on his foreign trip outlined; scenes shown of his greeting world leaders & of Obama landing in Turkey.

(Studio: Lester Holt; Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The limited diplomatic options for Obama in dealing with North Korea, the problem of getting Russia & China to agree to sanctions, whether Obama could cash in on his popularity during this trip & the status of US troops in Afghanistan discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Todd, Chuck;
Mitchell, Andrea

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