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East Africa / Embassy Bombings / Return of Victims #625673

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 13, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: David Bloom) Return to United States of bodies of 11 Americans killed in the Kenya embassy bombing reported; scenes shown from Andrews Air Force Base, MD, of the memorial service. [US Army Chaplain Captain Joseph O'KEEFFE - delivers eulogy.] [President CLINTON, Defense Secretary William COHEN - talk about the tragedy.] [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - speaks against terrorist acts.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Nairobi: Donatella Lorch) Continuing investigation into the Kenya embassy bombings reported. [FBI Sheila HORAN - says small clues could be valuable; says the public is giving information.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) Reports that United States Ambassador to Kenya Prudence Bushnell had requested extra security before the Nairobi bombing reported. [BUSHNELL - says that the embassy did not have armed guards at one point.] [Counter-terrorism expert Larry JOHNSON - says ranking threats is nonsense.] [White House spokesman Mike McCURRY - defends declaring the Kenya embassy low-risk.] [Senator Richard LUGAR - says administrations have not asked for money for security upgrades.]

Bloom, David;
Brokaw, Tom;
Lorch, Donatella;
Mitchell, Andrea

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