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East Africa / United States Embassy Bombing / Investigation #183179

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 09, 1999
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(State Department: Mike von Fremd) The investigation of last year's embassy bombing in Kenya and Tanzania in east Africa featured; scenes shown from the attack sites; details given of further evidence that the CIA was aware of terrorist threats by a cell financed by Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden and of impassioned pleas from United States ambassador to Kenya Prudence Bushnell for improved security. [BUSHNELL - says there was no money.] [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - accepts blame.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea McCarren) Honoring of United States Marine sergeant Daniel Briehl for his bravery in the August 7, 1998, Nairobi, Kenya, bombing featured; scenes shown from the site. [BRIEHL - comments on his actions in rescuing others.] [Marine Lieutenant Colonel Dennis SABAL - describes Briehl's heroic acts.]

Brown, Aaron;
McCarren, Andrea;
von Fremd, Mike

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