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September 17 - 21, 2001
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Thursday, September 20, 2001
in Washington and New York
Kwame Holman reports from Washington, D.C. on the Bush Administration's
efforts to gather support for the fight against terrorism. Then,
Betty Ann Bowser reports on the day's developments in New York
Dennis Hastert and Richard Gephardt
Jim Lehrer interviews the two top leaders of the House of Representatives:
Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (R-IL) and House Minority
Leader Richard Gephardt (D-MO).
Ian Williams of Independent Television News reports on the developments
in Afghanistan. Then, Ray Suarez talks with two experts on Afghanistan:
Barnett Rubin, director of studies at the Center on International
Cooperation at New York University; and Daniel Benjamin, who served
on the National Security Council in the Clinton Administration.
Margaret Warner discusses pressures inside the White House with
four former presidential chiefs of staff: Hamilton Jordan, Ken
Duberstein, John Sununu, and Leon Panetta.
Tuesday, September 18, 2001
Gwen Ifill reports on the state of America one week after terrorists
attacked New York and Washington, D.C. Ray Suarez has the story
of rescue efforts from Ground Zero in New York City.
Director Joe Allbaugh
Jim Lehrer talks with Joe Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency
of Flight 77
Kwame Holman reports on the students aboard Flight 77, the plane
that went down at The Pentagon, and those they left behind.
Julian Manyon of International Television News reports on the
pursuit of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.
Terence Smith reports on the efforts in Washington, D.C. in response
to last Tuesday's attacks.
Margaret Warner discusses the state of the investigation into
the attacks with Evan Thomas, assistant managing editor of Newsweek
Robert MacNeil returns to The NewsHour to interview four New
York Times foreign correspondents in London, Hamburg, Moscow
and Cairo about international reactions to last week's attacks.
Robert Pinsky responds to the tragedy through poetry.
Monday, September 17, 2001
Terence Smith reports on Wall Street as the markets re-opened
today for the first time since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Then, Gwen Ifill discusses the markets with Donald Marron, chairman
of UBS America, a Global Financial Services Company; David Jones,
chief economist at Aubrey G. Lanston and Company, a New York securities
firm; Hugh Johnson, chairman and president of First Albany Asset
Management Corporation; and Diane Swank, chief economist at Bank
One Corporation. (background)
off the Ground
Elizabeth Brackett reports from Chicago's O'Hare Airport as it
resumes operation following Tuesday's attacks.
Spencer Michels provides background on the South Asian country
caught up in the war against terrorism. Then, Margaret Warner
discusses Pakistan's role with Robert Oakley, former ambassador
to Pakistan and former coordinator for counter-terrorism; and
Mansoor Ijaz, an investment banker and frequent columnist for
Denver high school students wrestle with the events of September
The full text of President's Bush's comments urging Americans
not to blame Muslims or Arab Americans for last Tuesday's attacks.