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Syria / Assad Death / Legacy #435556

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jun 12, 2000
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The mourning in Syria for the death of President Hafez al-Assad introduced.

(Damascus: Mike Hanna) The public outpouring of grief for President Assad and the look to the future with the expectation that his son, Bashar, will succeed him featured.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Damascus: Ben Wedeman) Assad's dubious legacy examined; scenes shown of grieving crowds of Syrians; details given of the opposition to Assad's three-decade rule, including the 1982 Hama uprising.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) CNN's live coverage of Assad's funeral tomorrow announced.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The view from Israel of the transfer of power in Syria reviewed.

Hanna, Mike;
Shaw, Bernard;
Wedeman, Ben;
Woodruff, Judy

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