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Kenya, Tanzania / United States Embassies Bombings / First Anniversary / Bin Laden #631098

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 07, 1999
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(State Department: Campbell Brown) The first anniversary of the bombings of the United States embassies in Kenya and Tanzania featured; scenes shown from the 1998 bombing in Nairobi, Kenya and from Washington, DC, of a chorale tribute to victims. [Former ambassador to Kenya Prudence BUSHNELL - recalls what happened after the bombing.] [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - calls for justice.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The hunt one year later for Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden featured; details given of his call for a holy war against the United States and of his extensive business holdings. [In interview, former CIA analyst Stan BEDDLINGTON - says bin Laden believes fervently in his cause and may carry out a terrorist attack within the US; explains why bin Laden hides out in Afghanistan; says that the reward offered by the United States has enhanced bin Laden's standing in the Muslim community in Afghanistan and northern Pakistan.]

Brown, Campbell;
Seigenthaler, John

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