ABC Evening News for
Friday, Apr 19, 2013


Headline: Boston, Massachusetts / Marathon Bombing / Watertown

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Summary:(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The start of an ABC News special report on shots fired near Boston at the time of the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bomber {Dzhokhar Tsarnaev} introduced.

(Watertown: Linsey Davis) Breaking news on the manhunt with the police back at the perimeter after gunfire and people cheering reviewed and discussed; scenes shown from Watertown of people walking and standing in the street; gunshot audio played.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Boston: Brian Ross) The law enforcement presence with all resources being brought in in the manhunt discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Washington: Pierre Thomas) The fear that the suspect could be watching the media and whether there is law gamesmanship discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Live discussion held with former counterterrorism official Richard Clarke about the present events. [CLARKE†- speculates about police action, why they hope to capture him alive, how information about the brothers can be gotten at to understand how they got radicalized.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Washington: Pierre Thomas) The fluid situation discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Watertown: Linsey Davis) The car and foot traffic in the Watertown area discussed; scenes shown of officers and an ambulance.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Live discussion held with former counterterrorism official Richard Clarke about the present events. [CLARKE†- speculates on the combined law enforcement operation in the neighborhood.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Boston: Brian Ross) The weapons the two brothers had discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Live discussion held with resident Rina Vasquez about events in Watertown. [Voice of VASQUEZ - recounts hearing the gunfire, how it is nerve-racking for the family kept in the house.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Live discussion held with FBI profiler Brad Garrett about what is happening. [GARRETT - speculates about SWAT team responses, the plan/lack of planning from the two brothers.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Watertown: Linsey Davis) The circling helicopter, the presence of the ambulance, people on the street after the gunfire discussed; scenes shown of ATF officers.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer; White House: Jonathan Karl) The tense day at the White House and President Obama's call to Russian President Vladimir Putin† because the brothers are Russian discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer, Bianna Golodryga) The Russian father Anzor's view of what is transpiring about the younger son discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Washington: Martha Raddatz) The problems with a night search for the suspect and the police actions discussed.

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Program Time:06:07:00 pm - 06:30:00 pm. Duration: 23:00
Reporters:Sawyer, Diane; Davis, Linsey; Ross, Brian; Thomas, Pierre; Karl, Jonathan; Bianna, Diane Sawyer,; Raddatz, Martha
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
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Record Number:1042650