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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pete Williams) The investigation of the Christmas bombing attempt on Northwest Flight 253 updated; details given about the role of radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in planning the bombing by Umar Abdulmutallab and the changes prompted by the focus on Yemen. [Terrorism analyst Steve EMERSON†- says these visas should have been revoked.] Criticism of the government from a group of pilots for not notifying all US flights about the bomb plot noted. [Coalition of Airline Pilots Assn. Paul ONORATO†- notes concern about an event on another flight in the air at the time.]
- Holt, Lester;
- Williams, Pete
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