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Barack Obama Statement Re: Downing of Malaysia Airliner #1068521

CNN Special for Friday, Jul 18, 2014

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  • Live CNN coverage and analysis of President Barack Obama's statement and responses to reporters' questions re: the shooting down of Malaysia Flight 17 over Ukrainian territory yesterday.
  • Analysis includes the participation of retired Lieutenant Colonel Rick Francona, aviation analyst Mary Schiavo, World Health Organization Spokesman Gregory Hartl, freelance journalist Noah Sneider, CNN safety analyst David Soucie, CNN aviation analyst Les Abend, retired US Army Lieutenant Colonel Bob Maginnis, retired US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Dan Hampton, and CNN aviation analyst Miles O'Brien, and a taped excerpt of a statement by US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power.
  • Taped segment with Dr. Sanjay Gupta (CNN), former President Bill Clinton, and AIDS researcher Dr. Maria Ekstrand re: AIDS researchers who were among those who died on Malaysia Flight 17.
  • Reporter(s):
    Acosta, Jim;
    Quest, Richard;
    Kozinski, Michelle;
    Sciutto, Jim

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