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Libya / Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing / Megrahi Release / Flynn Interview #943892

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 21, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The growing outrage at the welcome in Libya for Abdel Ali al-Megrahi, who had been imprisoned for his role in the downing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988, reported; scenes shown of the "galling" images; a statement from Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi's son that Megrahi's release was linked to a British-Libya trade deal quoted. [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- reacts to the outrageous image shown in Libya.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with bomb victim's brother Brian Flynn about the release of Megrahi. [FLYNN - says the US & Britain got "played" by Kadhafi again; states the people in Libya are celebrating what he did; calls this the worst-case scenario because Megrahi worked with Libyan intelligence in the bombing; suggests the governments of Prime Minister Gordon Brown & President Obama could have prevented this.]

Cooper, Anderson

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