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Afghanistan War / Obama Visit #961950

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 28, 2010
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Kabul: John Yang) The brief surprise visit by President Obama to Afghanistan featured; scenes shown of Obama with the troops, arriving at Bagram Air Base & meeting with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai & his cabinet; details given about the Marjah offensive & plans for another in Kandahar. [OBAMA - speaks to the troops about helping keep America safe; states the US & the armed services do not quit; talks wit Karzai about Afghanistan.]

(Studio: Lester Holt; New York: Richard Engel) The timing of the president's visit to meet with Karzai & the US plans to take Kandahar in the goal to take over population centers discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Yang, John;
Engel, Richard

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