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Washington, DC / Workplace Standoff #973773

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 01, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The tense hostage standoff at the Discovery Channel headquarters building outside Washington, DC, featured; details given about the background of James Lee & his Website that made demands on the Discovery Channel; exchange between an NBC News producer & Lee played.

(Studio: Tom Foreman) The hostage situation inside the building reviewed; scenes shown from outside in Silver Spring, Maryland. [Former FBI assistant director Thomas FUENTES†- comments on negotiations.] [Montgomery County police chief Thomas MANGER†- describes the shooting of Lee by police.] The reasoning behind the police action discussed.

(Silver Spring: Amber Lyon) Lee's background & rant against the Discovery Channel company reviewed; Lee's manifesto defending wildlife quoted. [Knew Lee, Fekra BOWEN†- talks about Lee's hatred of the Discovery Channel.] Lee's prior protest outside the building discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, Tom;
Lyon, Amber

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