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Libya / United Nations / Pan Am Flight 103 Bombings #585839

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 31, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(UN: John Dancy) United Nations Security Council vote to impose sanctions on Libya if Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi fails to hand over suspects in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 featured; December 1988 scenes of the plane's wreckage shown. [At the UN, United States ambassador Thomas PICKERING, Cape Verde ambassador Jose Luis JESUS, China AMBASSADOR (thru translator), Morocco AMBASSADOR (thru translator) - comment.] Provisions of the sanctions and Libya's argument before the World Court noted. [Former Pan Am stewardess Mary ALTMAN - comments on the vote.] [Victim's sister Marina de LARRACOECHEA - comments on sanctions.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Fred Francis) Potential for military action against Libya featured; likelihood of a Libyan naval blockade noted; map of Libyan coastline shown. Discussion held about why oil was not included in the United Nations embargo.

Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John;
Francis, Fred

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