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North Korea / American Journalists / Release (Part I) #941941

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 04, 2009
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(Studio: Erica Hill) Breaking news on North Korea's release of imprisoned American journalists Laura Ling & Euna Lee after former President Bill Clinton met with Korean leader Kim Jong Il on a humanitarian mission reported; scenes shown of them boarding a plane.

(Santa Monica: Randi Kaye) The families' reaction to the freeing of the journalists featured; families' statement quoted. [Father Doug LING†- reacts to his daughter's release.]

(Studio: Erica Hill) The story of Lee & Ling being arrested, imprisoned, tried & sentenced in North Korea reviewed. [With Anderson Cooper, sister Lisa LING†, Lee's husband Michael SALDATE†- react to their loss.] [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON - asks for their release.] [Laura's husband Iain CLAYTON, SALDATE - comment.]

Hill, Erica;
Kaye, Randi

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