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NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 15, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Other stories in the news this past week, including the final week in space for the crew at the International Space Station, anger over price hikes for Netflix and the response from Blockbuster, the phasing-out of paper savings bonds, criticism of TSA airport screening methods, a report that Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi threatened to blow up Tripoli, the 100th anniversary of a plane landing on the White House lawn, the death of Grass Roots singer Rob Grill†† and the fact that Grass Roots guitarist Creed Bratton†† now plays the character Creed on the TV show “The Office” reported; phone call from President Obama to the space station played; photos from the Bray family of father and son attending the first shuttle launch in 1981 and the last launch a week ago and of former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld getting a pat-down at Chicago’s O’Hare airport; scenes shown of Afghan President Hamid Karzai climbing into the grave of his assassinated brother and of a massive Marilyn Monroe sculpture by artist Seward Johnson†† in Chicago.
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