NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 15, 2010
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(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) BP’s role in the deal to release Libyan Abdelbaset al-Megrahi††, who was convicted of the 1989 bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, featured; BP statement quoted. [British oncologist Dr. Karol SIKORA†- comments on his prognosis that Megrahi had only 3 months to live.] [Senator Joe LIEBERMAN†- questions BP’s role in pressuring the British government.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER – suggests it was a trade-off: release the terrorist in exchange for an oil contract.] [Brother of Pan Am 103 victim Bert AMMERMAN†- says it is a national disgrace.]
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