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September 24-28, 2001
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Monday, September 24, 2001
After a background report on President Bush's pledge to dry up
Osama bin Laden's economic support, Gwen Ifill talks to Joseph
Kahn, international economics correspondent for The New York
Kwame Holman reports on Attorney General John Ashcroft's congressional
testimony aimed at giving the Justice Department greater authority
to track and investigate suspected terrorists.
Jim Lehrer discusses today's congressional events with four U.S.
senators: Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.), John Kerry (D-Mass.), Richard
Lugar (R-Ind.), and Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.).
After a report from Independent Television News, Ray Suarez discusses
possible military options with General Merrill McPeak, Air Force
chief of staff during the Gulf War; and Michael Vickers, a former
Special Forces and CIA Operations officer, now the director of
strategic studies at The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.
Memoriam: Isaac Stern
Terence Smith remembers violinist Isaac Stern, who died Saturday
at age 81.