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Syria / Crackdown / Colvin Death #1015891

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The all-out military assault by Syrian President Bashir al-Assad against the freedom movement's citizens rebellion reported; scenes shown of the shelling of Homs that killed American-born journalist Marie Colvin† and French photojournalist Remi Ochlik††. [COLVIN - says war is about people.] [Last night, on CNN, COLVIN - says every building has been hit in Homs.]

(White House: Norah O'Donnell) The international options to help Syria examined; details given of the US opposition to arming the Syrian opposition. [In response to reporter's questions, White House press secretary Jay CARNEY†- says we don't rule out any measures if....; comments on the case of the Libyan opposition.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley; Beirut: Clarissa Ward) How nine medical volunteers went missing and were found dead by execution and the problems of reporting inside Syria discussed.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Last night's citizen blogger video of the siege in Homs that turned out to be Romni al-Sayed†'s last video report shown.

Pelley, Scott;
O'Donnell, Norah;
Ward, Clarissa

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