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NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 14, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The spread of anti-US protests over the film that denigrates the Prophet Mohammed and the return of the bodies of the 4 Americans killed in the attack on the US consulate in Libya reported; photos shown of the flag-draped caskets at Andrews Air Force Base.

(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) The ceremonies for the victims reviewed; scenes of the ceremonies and photos of Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Sean Smith, Tyrone Woods and and Glen Doherty† shown. [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON, President OBAMA – speak of the fallen.] [Stevens’ sister Hilary STEVENS†- says Chris enjoyed the work he was doing.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Cairo: Richard Engel) The growing rage over the film featured; scenes shown of violence at embassies in Yemen, Tunisia and Sudan, the barrier at the US embassy in Cairo; details given about the Egyptian government’s cancellation of planned demonstrations. [Egyptian MAN – criticizes the Americans.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Benghazi, Libya: Ayman Mohyeldin) The aftermath of the attack that killed Stevens reviewed; scenes shown of an anti-US demonstration and a rally in support of the US and Stevens, Libya’s president visiting the site of the attack; details given about the FBI’s investigation. [Benghazi resident Lujane BENAMER†- says Stevens cared about the Libyan people and the future of Libya.] [Benghazi doctor Dr. Mardia el FAKHRY†- comments on treating Stevens.]

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Engel, Richard;
Mohyeldin, Ayman

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