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France / Paris Attack #1092023

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 13, 2015
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(Studio: David Muir) The attack on Paris, France, with shootings & a series of explosions introduced; scenes shown from the soccer stadium, concert hall where hostages are held & a restaurant.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The scenes of coordinated terrorism in Paris featured; scenes shown of the theater where hostages are held, the sports stadium & the restaurant where shootings took place; details given about the earlier attacks in France, including at Charlie Hebdo offices in January. [Voice of restaurant DINER - describes what happened.] The images from Paris shown & the issue of hostages in the restaurant discussed.

(Studio: David Muir; France: Louise Dewast) The situation in Paris with shooting & the theater hostage issue, police barriers around the area discussed.

(Studio: David Muir, Brian Ross) The US intelligence reports about the well-planned Paris attacks by a terrorism group discussed; scenes shown of Paris footage. [President OBAMA - speaks about he Paris attack: an attack on all humanity & we stand together with the people of France.]

(Studio: David Muir; White House: Jonathan Karl) How this is a major setback in the fight against terrorism despite recent progress in the Middle East, the suicide bombers involved in the attack, the concern about terrorism in Europe & the US discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) A report police have stormed the concert theater where hostages were held noted.

(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Pierre Thomas) The alert in France prior to a climate change conference prior to this horrible situation discussed.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The multiple attacks on soft targets in France at the time the US announced the likely killing of "Jihadi John" of ISIS & the issue of ISIS followers in the US reviewed.

(Studio: David Muir) Live discussion held with former counterterrorism official Richard Clarke about this terrorism attack. [CLARKE@- says it is most likely an ISIS strike, including suicide attacks, which are difficult to defend against.]

(Studio: David Muir) Live discussion held with ABC's Brad Garrett about a suicide terrorism attack. [GARRETT - comments on this attack.]

Muir, David;
Raddatz, Martha;
Dewast, Louise;
Brian, David Muir,;
Karl, Jonathan;
Thomas, Pierre

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