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Libya / US Consulate Attack #1033175

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 19, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Ambassador Chris Stevens’ requests for increased security for diplomats in Libya before he was killed in the attack on the consulate in Benghazi examined; memos quoted. [Former site security team commander Lt. Col. Andrew WOOD††- says there was frustration.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s criticism of President Obama over the handling of the attack noted.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The administration’s response to the attack examined. [In “60 Minutes” interview on September 12, OBAMA – says his suspicion is there were folks looking to target Americans from the start.] [In Rose Garden address, OBAMA – says no act of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation.] [September 16, Ambassador to the U.N. Susan RICE – states it spun from a spontaneous protest to something more violent.] [In hearing, National Counterterrorism Center Matthew OLSEN†- says it was a terrorist attack.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Attkisson, Sharyl;
Martin, David
Duration:
00:04:50

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