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East Africa / Embassy Bombings #626071

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 07, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(London: Ron Allen) Two bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania featured; scenes shown from Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, of aftermath of bombings (very graphic). [PEOPLE - describe what they have seen; say the rescue efforts are uncoordinated.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Claire Shipman) White House reaction to the bombings in Africa reported; description of actions taken in Washington and around the world reported. [President CLINTON - announces deaths of Americans.] [State Department EMPLOYEES - talk about the bombing.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) Suspected perpetrators of bombings in Africa discussed; possibility that Osama Bin Ladin may have funded attack noted. [Undersecretary of State Thomas PICKERING - discusses planning involved in attack.] [Center for Strategic and International Studies Daniel GOURE - describes methods of certain terrorist groups; explains why certain groups are suspected.] [Brookings Institution Richard HAASS - says someone with money backed the bombings.] [CLINTON - says the United States will use all means necessary to find guilty parties.] [Terrorism expert Brian JENKINS - describes changes in terrorist activity in recent years.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with Nairobi, Kenya, emergency room nurse Hannah Kamandi. [KAMANDI - describes the explosion; describes the rush of people coming to the emergency room.]

Allen, Ron;
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Shipman, Claire

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