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Letter Bombs #372346

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 04, 1997
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(Studio: Anthony Mason) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The investigation into the letter bombs mailed from Egypt to the United States featured; scenes shown of airport inspections and of the letter bombs. [Terrorism specialist Frank McGUIRE - says the object is to terrorize.] The possible connection of the bombs to Islamic terrorists fighting the Egyptian government and the Al Hayat Arabic newspaper, the target of five of the letter bombs, outlined. [Middle East analyst Fouad AJAMI - says Islamic groups blame Washington for backing the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.]

Reporter(s):
Attkisson, Sharyl;
Mason, Anthony
Duration:
00:01:50

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