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Libya / Syria / Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing / United Nations Sanctions #343836

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 18, 1992
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Broadcast joined in progress.

(Pentagon: Jim Stewart) Impact of United Nations sanctions taken against Libya for its refusal to hand over suspects in the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing featured; scenes of Libyan leader Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi, diagram of how Libyans have obtained flights in neighboring countries shown. [American University Mary Jane DEEB - talks about Libyan isolation, Arab perception of the US.] Scenes and videotape excerpt of 1986 US raid on Libya; scenes of the aircraft carrier Saratoga, which is leaving for the Mediterranean, shown; United States and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) military activities near Libya noted. [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - talks about UN, Pentagon roles.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) "Time" report that a Syrian drug dealer may be responsible for the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing cited.

Schieffer, Bob;
Stewart, Jim

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