CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 18, 2012
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(Studio: John Miller) The investigation into the plot by Bangladeshi student Quazi Nafis to blow up the Federal Reserve bank building in New York City reviewed; courtroom sketches shown; details given about the role of “Yaqueen”/Willie Carter, who was arrested for child pornography possession; scenes shown of Nafis’ parents. The FBI’s series of bomb stings and the influence of Al Qaeda figure Anwar al-Awlaki on each suspect recalled and discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Cape Girardeau, Missouri: Mark Strassmann) Nafis’ life as a student at Southeast Missouri State University featured; details given about the change in his political views. [Student Jim DOW- says Nafis did not believe Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was involved in the Twin Towers.] [University president Ken DOBBINS- says Nafis didn’t do well and then he left.]
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