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France / Paris Terrorism Attacks #1092034

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 13, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The wave of terrorism in Paris, France, with over 100 dead in multiple locations introduced; scenes shown from outside the concert hall where the killers carried out a massacre.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Paris: Pierre Buet) The police raid on the concert venue where hostages had been held with some evacuated by police discussed; scenes shown from Paris.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Paris: Jim Bittermann) The high death toll in the Paris neighborhood of the nightclub that has been sealed off, with "Le Monde" reports of seven coordinated attacks, the sealing off of neighborhoods by police & soldiers discussed; area map & street images shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview from Paris with witness Seth Porges@ about the events. [PORGES - describes what happened with police, firemen, onlookers with vague reports of shooting.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with reporter/eyewitness Julien Pearce about what happened at the concert video shown. [PEARCE - describes what happened with armed men {"random guys"} firing into the crowd & then going around executing people so we hid in a closed room while they reloaded & we ran for an exit; notes there were no police around after the 15 minutes it took to get out of the building.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with band member's brother Michael Dorio about the attack at the concert hall. [DORIO - recounts what his brother told him about getting out when the shooting started.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Pamela Brown) The alarm over the methodology of the coordinated terrorism attack that has hallmarks of different terrorism groups so it is unclear who is responsible discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Video from the soccer stadium where the sound of an explosion was heard inside shown. Live discussion held with CNN's Philip Mudd, Bob Baer & Paul Cruickshank about the Paris attack. [MUDD - comments on the "scope & simplicity" of the Paris attack.] [BAER - expresses concern about the terrorism using weapons against soft targets in a military assault.] [CRUICKSHANK - suggests an established international terrorism group like ISIS or Al Qaeda.] The casualty breakdown at different venues presented.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Paris: Jim Bittermann) The ambulances coming/going from the theater/nightclub with discrepancies about the casualty number discussed; scenes shown from the streets of Paris.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "Radical" author Maajid Nawaz & Paul Cruickshank about the Paris attack. [NAWAZ - predicts these kinds of terrorism attacks will be on the rise because of the jihadist insurgency by European-born Muslims.] [CRUICKSHANK - says ISIS & Al Qaeda have a safe haven in Syria & other parts of the Middle East so the community must deal with the problem.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A report on five terrorists being "neutralized" & how the pictures shown earlier are not necessarily live noted. [NAWAZ - talks about how attacks like this are recruitment tools at the time of the elimination of "Jihadi John" & other "mission accomplishment" moments that attract more recruits.] [MUDD - praises the French authorities, but terrorism has transformed since 2002 when cells were small; comments on "the emotion of the moment" for these terrorists who will kill.] [BAER - explains how it is easy to kill in soft targets: we are vulnerable in the US.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Pamala Brown) The FBI position of the likelihood of an attack on the US, what kind of US aid is being offered to France discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Buet, Pierre;
Bittermann, Jim;
Brown, Pamela;
Brown, Pamala

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