News Update: War on Terrorism


Guests:

Dr. Anthony Fauci
* Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Tom Gjelten
(2-way)(update on round troop movements, special forces)
* NPR Pentagon Correspondent

Dr. Richard Spertzel
* Retired, Army Biological Weapons Research Center at Fort Detrick
*Former, U.N. Biological-Weapons Inspector in Iraq

Sidney Petersson
* Country Director, Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (International aid group in Northern Afghanistan)

John Pike
* Director of GlobalSecurity (a defense, space and intelligence policy firm)(talk about satellite imaging)

Americans are on high alert as more cases of exposure to anthrax are reported. Federal officials say preliminary tests show a possibility of the same strain of anthrax bacteria in New York and Florida. A million dollar award has been offered by the FBI and the U.S. Postal Service for information leading to the arrest of those who sent anthrax. Join Neal Conan for the latest developments and news events live as they happen.

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