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November 12- 16, 2001
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Wednesday, November 14, 2001
Julian Manyon of Independent Television News reports on the situation
in Kabul, now under control of the Northern Alliance. Following
this report, Bill Neely, also of ITN, covers the battle for the
eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.
Ray Suarez provides updates on the Defense Department's briefings
ITN reporter Lindsay Hilsum has the story of Afghan refugees
at the Afghan-Pakistan border.
Robin MacNeil interviews UN High Commissioner for Refugees Ruud
Lubbers, the former Dutch Prime Minister.
Kwame Holman reports on the congressional dispute over airport
NTSB Director Marion Blakey
Margaret Warner interviews Marion Blakey, head of the National
Transportation Safety Board, on the investigation into the crash
of American Airlines Flight 587.
Gwen Ifill examines the debate over trying terrorists in military
rather than civilian courts with George Terwilliger, former deputy
attorney general for the first Bush administration, and Laura
Murphy, director of the Washington office of the American Civil
Tuesday, November 13, 2001
Julian Manyon of Independent Television News reports on the events
leading up to the end of Taliban rule in Kabul yesterday. Alex
Thompson, also of Independent Television News, reports on the
reaction in Kabul.
Excerpts from Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's remarks at the
Department of Defense. Then, excerpts from Presidents Bush and
Putin's joint White House news conference.
Ray Suarez discusses today's monumental developments in Afghanistan
with Peter Tomsen, former U.S. special envoy to Afghanistan; Phyllis
Oakley, a former Afghanistan desk officer at the State Department
and current adjunct professor of American foreign policy at Johns
Hopkins University; Don Ritter, founder and chairman of the Afghanistan-America
Foundation; and Kawun Kakar, a former U.N. human rights officer
in his native Afghanistan and current managing member of the Institute
for Afghan Studies.
Kwame Holman provides the latest news on yesterday's airliner
crash in New York.
American State of Mind
Newshour essayists Richard Rodriguez, Clarence Page, Jim Fisher,
Anne Taylor Fleming and Roger Rosenblatt discuss their impressions
of America's mood after yesterday's airplane crash and other post-Sept.
Monday, November 12, 2001
in the Air
Jim Lehrer discusses today's American Airlines crash with Lee
Dickinson, a former member of the National Transportation Safety
Board and current director of Exponent Failure Analysis; Douglas
Laird, former security director at Northwest Airlines and a managing
partner of B.G.I. International; and Paul Czysz, a professor of
aerospace engineering at St. Louis University.
Two reports from Independent Television News: Kevin Dunn reports
on the rapid advance of the Northern Alliance, and Julian Manyon
reports on the Alliance forces moving towards Kabul.
President Pervez Musharraf
Robin MacNeil interviews the president of Pakistan.
Gwen Ifill discusses the latest developments in Afghanistan with
Haron Amin, a spokesman for the Northern Alliance and its representative
to Washington; and military analyst John Pike, founder and director
is New York
An encore presentation of Ray Suarez's report on the photo exhibition
"Here is New York," comprised of amateur and professional photographers'
images of September 11th.
For more information about the exhibit, please visit www.hereisnewyork.org.