CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 09, 2010
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(New York: David Martin) The account of CBS journalist Jere Van Dyk, who was kidnapped by the Taliban while searching for Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, presented; photos and footage shown; details given of the role of former Irish diplomat Michael Semple. [VAN DYK – talks about the fear of being beheaded; says he later realized it was a suicide mission; says he came away with the belief bin Laden is not hiding in the tribal areas.] [SEMPLE – notes ransom is an industry in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region; says they were thinking how they could ensure it did not become another Daniel Pearl.]
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