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Egypt, Libya / Cairo American Embassy / Protests / A Discussion #1030518

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A report on the death of a US consulate official in Benghazi, Libya, noted; scenes shown of the Moslem protests at the American embassy in Cairo, Egypt.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Cairo: Ian Lee) The attack on government buildings in Cairo by Islamists angry about a film about the prophet Mohammed reviewed; inset video from outside the embassy in Cairo shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Tripoli: Jomana Karadsheh) The situation in Benghazi, where security forces clashed with a radical Moslem group, discussed; inset video shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Fran Townsend and Egyptian columnist Mona Eltahawy† about the attacks in the Middle East. [Voice of TOWNSEND - says two such coordinated attacks are a huge event; states there may be a connection between these two events; asks why Egyptian officials were not prepared to protect in Cairo.] [ELTAHAWY - says the revolution in Egypt is still not completed without a constitution or parliament; asks why the protest came this day and why the embassy was attacked over a film that was already out there and how a right-wing group has acted.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Lee, Ian;
Karadsheh, Jomana
Duration:
00:10:30

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