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Scotland / Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing / al-Megrahi #943821

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 20, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(London: Miguel Parquez) The reaction to the "compassionate" release by the government of Scotland of Libyan Abdel Ali al-Megrahi, who had been imprisoned for his role in the downing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 featured; scenes shown from the hero's welcome in Libya. [Daughter died, Susan COHEN†. wife of victim, Stephanie BERNSTEIN†, brother of victim, Bert Ammerman†- calls it shameful; questions the release; reacts.] [Scottish justice secretary Kenny MacASKILL†- defends the release.] [Earlier, MEGRAHI offers denial.]

Gibson, Charles;
Parquez, Miguel

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