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Ft. Hood, Texas / Shootings #961280

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 19, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The Senate hearing on the shootings at Ft. Hood, Texas reviewed; details given of questions about how the Army missed signals about shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan; memo about Hasan from a Walter Reed psychiatrist quoted. [Senator Susan COLLINS†- says there were warning signs & red flags galore.] [Former homeland security advisor Frances TOWNSEND†- comments on the failure to question Hasan about his e-mails to radical imam Anwar al-Awlaki.] [Senator John McCAIN, former Vice Chief of Staff retired Gen. Jack KEANE†– comment on the role of political correctness.] [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES – says all that is left is to prevent similar tragedies.]

Williams, Brian;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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