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CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 22, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The rebel surge into Tripoli, Libya, where leader Muammar el-Kadhafi has his compound introduced.

(Tripoli: Barry Petersen) The rebel control of most of Tripoli featured; scenes shown of the celebrations, the earlier street fighting, weaponry. [Two REBELS - says it is a new day.] The question of Kadhafi's whereabouts noted and whether any country will give Kadhafi refuge discussed.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The role of US air power in Libya reviewed.

(Zawiyah and Tripoli: Alex Crawford) The street fighting in Zawiyah and Tripoli causing Kadhafi's men to flee featured; scenes shown of the rebels on the move and cheering residents. The shocking conditions at a hospital in Tripoli discussed.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(London: Mark Phillips) NATO's role in supporting the rebels in Libya featured; scenes shown of the fighting and bombing. [REBEL - calls for NATO air strikes.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Martha's Vineyard: Wyatt Andrews) President Obama's comments about the situation in Libya featured. [OBAMA - calls for a peaceful and just transition; states leader Muammar el-Kadhafi's regime has killed scores in acts of terror.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The Arab uprisings that started last December with street protests in Tunisia, later in Egypt and Libya reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Petersen, Barry;
Crawford, Alex;
Phillips, Mark;
Andrews, Wyatt
Duration:
00:10:40

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