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Ricin Letters / Markov Assassination #1044921

CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 30, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; New York: Deborah Feyerick) A new ricin letter addressed to President Obama similar in threats sent to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the condition of the man who opened one of the Bloomberg letters on Sunday and what a "trace of ricin" means discussed; one letter quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The deadly nature of ricin and the difficulties in weaponizing the substance reviewed.

(Atlanta: Gary Tuchman) The 1970s Cold War assassination of Bulgarian defector playwright Georgi Markov likely by a KGB agent who poked him with a ricin-laced umbrella, reviewed; photos and documentary about the murder shown.

Cooper, Anderson;
Feyerick, Deborah;
Tuchman, Gary

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