ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 09, 2010
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(New York: Christiane Amanpour) The reaction of Imam Feisal Rauf to the claims from Jones recounted; Rauf quoted.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Gainesville: Matt Gutman) The pressure on Jones not to carry out the burning examined; scenes shown of protests in Afghanistan and Pakistan; details given about the offer from Donald Trump to buy the controversial building. [Pentagon press secretary Geoff MORRELL- comments on the discussion.] [From Afghanistan, US Central Command Gen. David PETRAEUS - says a burning could endanger American lives.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer; New York: Christiane Amanpour) The return of Rauf from a State Department sponsored overseas trip, his view on the international issue of the mosque and Koran burning issues and the equation of the two issues discussed. [In interview, RAUF - explains why he is concerned about moving the mosque location: it will encourage the radicals and fuel terrorism.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Capitol Hill: Jonathan Karl) The question of the media and political coverage of the Florida pastor and a call from Secretary of Defense Robert Gates asking Jones not to do the burning discussed.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The ABC News series on Islam next week mentioned.