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Libya / Pan Am Flight 103 / Settlement Deal #735149

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 12, 2003
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Libya’s agreement to accept responsibility and compensate families of victims of the 1988 crash of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, featured; details given about Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi’s wish to have US sanctions lifted. [Victim’s sister Kara WEEPS‡- says we’re willing to accept money as settlement & admission of Kadhafi’s guilt.] [On ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” KADHAFI {thru translator} – says the legal experts found a formula.] [Terrorism expert Thomas SANDERSON†- explains why Kadhafi is accepting the deal.] [Victim’s mother Susan COHEN†- says this isn’t about money.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) More on airport security and the Lockerbie deal on noted.

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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