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New York, New York / Terrorist Plot / Abu Mezer #174757

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 01, 1997
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Brooklyn: James Walker) The terrorist plot broken up by police in New York City updated; scenes shown from Brooklyn while the suicide note from Gazi Abu Mezer, his statements to the FBI about his bomb-making activities and the background of suspect Labi Khalil are outlined. [Two PEOPLE - talk about the men arrested.] [In Jordan, sister Lamis KHALIL - (thru translator) describes what happened to her brother.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The questions about how alleged bomb maker Abu Mezer was allowed to enter the United States despite known ties to a terrorist organization examined. [New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI - comments.] The issue of whether or not there are small terrorist cells in the US discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
McWethy, John;
Walker, James

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