ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings; CBS Evening News with Dan Rather; and NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw
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ABC World News Tonight hosted by Peter Jennings. Topics discussed include: the war in Afghanistan; rescue of eight foreign aid workers from the Taliban; spotlight on what life is like in Kabul, Afghanistan with the Taliban gone; airport security measures and the federalizing of all TSA screeners; information from flight recorder of American Airlines Flight 587 that crashed into a neighborhood; excerpts from tapes of the United Flight 93 hijacked on September 11; and the effect of the September 11 attacks on life in San Francisco. Followed by "CBS Evening News" with Dan Rather. Topics discussed include: the Taliban retreat in Afghanistan; search for Osama Bin Laden; war in Afghanistan; President George W. Bush on rescued aid workers held by the Taliban; hunt for the possible September 11 hijacker; investigation into the crash of American Airlines Flight 587; airport security; recent meeting of President Bush and President Vladimir Putin; humanitarian aid for Afghanistan; stock market; and weakening job market. Followed by "NBC Nightly News" with Tom Brokaw. Topics discussed include: investigation into the crash of American Airlines Flight 587; airport security; economic stimulus bill; war in Afghanistan; Osama Bin Laden; failure of President Bush and President Putin to agree to missile defense shield deal; rescue of U.S. aid workers held by the Taliban; Bush administration's plan for military tribunals; stock market; and the daughter of the former mayor of Kabul returning to Afghanistan after two decades.
Subject Headings (Library of Congress)
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009; Afghanistan; Civil defense -- United States; Taliban; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001; United Airlines Flight 93 Hijacking Incident, 2001; Stocks; Current events;
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