CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 14, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Murder warrants said issued for two Libyan spies for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. President Bush reported to be convinced that Iran and Syria were not involved and to be considering military action against Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi. Report introduced.
(Washington: Rita Braver) Indictment of Libyan intelligence officers Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi and Lamen Khalifa Fhimah for the bombing featured; photos and scenes of wreckage shown. [Acting Attorney General William BARR - talks about investigation of bombing.] Details given of evidence leading to indictments and of how the bombing was done. [US attorney Jay STEPHENS - comments on bombing.] [Mother of Pan Am 103 victim Susie LOWENSTEIN - comments on possible involvement of Iran and Syria.] Investigation of higher level Libyans said continuing.
(Pentagon: David Martin) Kadhafi's possible involvement in the bombing featured; details given of Bush administration white paper on Libyan terrorism. [State Department spokesman Richard BOUCHER - says Libyan government is responsible, comments on Libyan terrorism.] [White House Press Secretary Marlin FITZWATER - mentions possible United States responses to the indictments.] United States options outlined. [President, victims of Pan Am 103, Bert AMMERMAN - comments on military action.] Pentagon reported updating computerized maps needed by cruise missiles to attack Libyan targets.
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