This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The Navy SEALs operation to target and take out Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan reviewed; virtual view shown of the helicopters, special operations team, the compound, the move through the complex, the confrontation with bin Laden. who was shot dead and loaded onto a copter and buried at sea. [SEAL team commander Chuck PFARRER- comments on the operation.]
(Ground Zero: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Abbottabad, Pakistan: Nick Schifrin) A exclusive look inside bin Laden's house presented; scenes shown from the bloody bedroom, computer rooms, the master bedroom with blood, toys outside, the town outside the walls and a nearby army base.
(Ground Zero: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.
(White House: Jake Tapper) The critical decisions in hunting bin Laden reviewed; photos shown of the situation room in which the administration watched the SEALs operation; details given about President Obama's plans and the timetable for the operation against the bin Laden compound. [White House terrorism adviser John BRENNAN- comments on the anxiety.] [October 7, 2008, OBAMA - promises to kill bin Laden.] [At recent White House correspondents dinner Seth MEYERS- jokes about bin Laden.] The questions of the evidence about the corpse outlined.
(Ground Zero: Diane Sawyer) An interview held with former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani about 9/11 and Ground Zero. [At Trinity Church, GIULIANI - expresses satisfaction with what happened to bin Laden; calls this a potentially fatal blow like taking out Hitler or Stalin; says he has mixed feelings.]
(Ground Zero: Chris Cuomo) The reaction of the New York City firefighters almost 10 years after the terrorism attack featured; scenes shown of first responders at the World Trade Center twin towers in 2001 and the celebrations last night at Ground Zero. [FDNY fire Chief Jim HODGENS- calls this a happy moment.] [MAN, fireman Rocco CHIRACELLO, FDNY Engine Co. 25 Michael CARLIN- comment.]
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The reaction of former Vice President Dick Cheney to the news of the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden presented. [In interview, CHENEY - gives the tribute to those in the intelligence and military business; offers credit to President Obama's administration for the operation.]
(New York: Brian Ross) How the US had tracked bin Laden for 13 years featured; details given of his role in Al Qaeda attacks, including 9/11/2001, the intelligence operation that focused on bin Laden's courier; scenes and diagrams shown from his compound in Pakistan where he lived for five or six years. [Former counterterrorism official Richard CLARKE- calls him our national enemy.] [Deputy national security adviser John BRENNAN, Center for New American Security president John NAGL- comment on tracking to the compound in Abbottabad.]
(Ground Zero: David Muir) The reaction of the families of 9/11 to the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden examined; photos shown from September 11, 2001. [Husband killed, Christie COOMBS; mother killed, Carie LEMACK; wife killed, Charles WOLF- remember their relatives.] President Obama's plans to travel to Ground Zero noted.
(Ground Zero: Diane Sawyer, Christiane Amanpour) The reaction of world leaders to events and how this is an important blow to Al Qaeda discussed; "Time" magazine photo of bin Laden shown.
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The reaction of former Vice President Dick Cheney to the news of the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden continued. [In exclusive interview, CHENEY - says we are safer now, but we need to stay vigilant; states thousands worked this case to get to bin Laden; indicates the prisoner interrogation program helped with the result.] The agreement by the administrations that getting bin Laden was the ultimate goal of their counterterrorism programs noted.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The words from the FBI after the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden about a revenge attack featured. [New York City police commissioner Raymond KELLY- says his death may be avenged.] The message from CIA director Leon Panetta quoted. [Former CIA and FBI counterterrorism officer Philip MUDD- outlines a possible attack at commercial facilities.] The areas of threat reviewed; homegrown terrorists, the Taliban and Al Qaeda in Pakistan and Afghanistan and Al Qaeda in the Arabian peninsula led by radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki. [Representative Mike ROGERS- says bin Laden was the inspirational leader and we are closer to being safer.] What the FBI said about getting bin Laden discussed.
(Washington: John Donvan) How Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden changed how the US is reviewed; details given about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, new laws, scandals and security measures.