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Pakistan / Floods #978318

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 18, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Satellite photos of the flooded Indus River in Pakistan shown. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Islamabad: Ann Curry) The anger over the expanding crisis that is threatening to destabilize the government of President Asif Ali Zardari†† featured; scenes shown of protestors, Zardari in Russia, a boy being rescued, flooded homes; details given about relief efforts by the US and the Pakistani army. [Senator John KERRY – explains why it’s important for Pakistan to be stable.] [Pakistani Zareq DARANI‡- says before we were with the government but now we are not.] [Zareq’s MOTHER – pleads for help.]

Williams, Brian;
Curry, Ann

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