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Scotland / Pan Am Flight 103 / Megrahi's Release #944778

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 31, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Foreman) The question of whether Abdel al-Megrahi, the Libyan released after being imprisoned for his role in the downing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988, was set free in a business deal examined; details given about "The Times" story about British-Libyan negotiations, what Libya has said & the timing of Megrahi's release. [Britain's justice secretary Jack STRAW†, Scottish justice secretary Kenny MacASKILL†- deny there was a deal for oil.] [CNN's Octavia NASR†- talks about the story.] [Heritage Foundation Nile GARDINER†- says the British government is embarrassed.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, Tom

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