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Terrorism / Congressional Report / Saudi Connection #734351

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 02, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) New information about the Saudi Arabia connection to September 11 in the classified section of the September 11 Congressional Report examined; scenes shown of the Saudi meeting with Osama Bassnan†, a supporter of Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden†† with ties to two of the hijackers {Nawaf Alhazmi & Khalid Almihdhar†}. [Former CIA officer Bob BAER†- says Bossnan has ties to the Saudi government.] "New York Times" report that Bassnan & Omar al-Bayoumi were probably Saudi intelligence agents noted. [Senator Richard SHELBY - raises questions about the hijackers' funding.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Myers, Lisa

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