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Libya / Revolution / Tripoli #1000497

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on events in Libya with heavy fighting in Tripoli reported; scenes shown of gunfire in the street and burning oil facilities in Brega.

(Tripoli: Matthew Chance) The holding of journalists in a Tripoli hotel by leader Muammar el-Kadhafi's loyalists reviewed; details given of the reporters leaving, phoning in what happened and greeting others, including CNN's Sara Sidner.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Tripoli: Matthew Chance) The most difficult moment for the journalists during the traumatic times when trapped in the hotel, whether they were held hostage and the role of the Arabic speakers in handling things in the hotel discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Chance, Matthew

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